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Tin is a powerful text mode news reader. It features threaded news reading, regex driven killfiles/message selections, pgp encryption, ispell support, and can read from both a local spool or from a remote NNTP server.


Recent releases

  •  04 May 2014 12:18

    Release Notes: This release fixes a crash with illegal multibyte sequences. URL detection has been improved, and the Estonian and French translations have been updated.

    •  24 Dec 2013 00:21

      Release Notes: This release adds support for user-defined screen layout at selection, group, and thread levels, and can handle large (>2^31) article numbers. Be aware that the TLD checking feature is now disabled by default.

      •  26 Nov 2013 08:38

        Release Notes: This version comes with updated Estonian and French translations, fixes several minor bugs, and alters the default for TLD checking to off.

        •  19 Oct 2013 15:30

          Release Notes: This release adds a user-configurable screen layout and fixes some minor bugs.

          •  12 Aug 2013 07:52

            Release Notes: This release fixes a few minor bugs and comes with several updated translation files.

            Recent comments

            11 Feb 2002 11:26 fmametzler

            Inofficial debian-packages
            I am keeping inofficial debian-packages (binary+small debian-diff) of _unstable_ tin on

            Use at your own risk and don't bug the Debian BTS.
            cu andreas

            17 Jun 2000 08:23 happy303

            Very good news reader.
            I found it to be very stable, easy to use and with just the right amount of features. This software makes it very easy to download multi-part attachments and it handles loads (8000+) of headers without any problem. I love it!


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