86. Configure the Pan News Reader

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The default newsreader in NLD is the Pan Newsreader which provides a nice graphical interface for searching, browsing, and reading Usenet Newsgroups.

Before You Begin

85 About Internet Usenet Newsgroups

Open Pan Setup Wizard

From the NLD desktop, select Programs, Internet, More, and then select News Reader. The Pan Setup Wizard opens. Select Forward to bypass the initial wizard screen.

Enter Information About You

On the next wizard screen enter information about you including your name and email address. This information appears when you post an item to a newsgroup. If you do not want your email address to appear with posts do not enter an email address. Select Forward to move to the next wizard screen.

Enter News Server Information

On the next wizard screen enter the news server name. It will be in a format such as news-server.company.com. This is information that you must get from your network administrator or Internet service provider. If your server requires authorization (most do not) select the Server Requires Authorization check box and then enter the Username and Password. Select Forward to continue.

Enter Mail Server Information

On the next wizard screen enter the email server information. This would be the SMTP server information that you use to configure your Evolution email account. Select Forward to continue.

Complete Pan Configuration

The final wizard screen appears; select Save. The Pan News Reader window opens.

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    Novell Linux Desktop 9. User's Handbook
    Novell Linux Desktop 9 Users Handbook
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    Year: 2003
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    Authors: Joe Habraken

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