inn2-inews - NNTP client news injector, from InterNetNews (INN)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename inn2-inews_2.6.3-1_i386.deb
Package name inn2-inews
Package version 2.6.3
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::commandline network::client news protocol::nntp role::program
License -
Maintainer Marco d'Itri <>
Download size 136.55 KB
Installed size 343.00 KB
'inews' is the program that newsreaders call when the user wishes to
post an article; it does a few elementary checks and passes the article
on to the news server for posting.
This version is the one from Rich Salz's InterNetNews news transport
system (which is also available as a Debian package).


Package Version Architecture Repository
inn2-inews_2.6.3-1_amd64.deb 2.6.3 amd64 Debian Main
inn2-inews - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.28


Name Value
inews -


Type URL
Binary Package inn2-inews_2.6.3-1_i386.deb
Source Package inn2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install inn2-inews deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install inn2-inews




2019-02-17 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Depend on cron-daemon to support alternative cron implementations.
(Closes: #886255)
2018-07-20 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
2017-11-21 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.1-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Force explicit paths for gzip and other programs for the configure
script to prevent it picking up different paths on old and merged-/usr
systems. (Closes: #882225)
2017-10-30 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Backported a fix to mailpost to remove empty headers. (Closes: #875944)
* Correctly delete the old radius.conf file. (Closes: #861136)
* Removed the last vestiges of the inn2-lfs package.
2017-02-27 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Change debian/rules to deal with the new dpkg-shlibdeps semantics
discussed in #854536. (Closes: #855451)
2016-12-30 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream snapshot. Fixes:
+ OpenSSL 1.1.0 support. (Closes: #828351)
+ A Perl warning in controlchan. (Closes: #839405)
2016-01-10 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Stop rnews from segfaulting while starting. (Closes: #809774)
* Backported some upstream fixes.
2015-12-31 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.6.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Stop installing rnews executable by all.
* Fix inncheck --perm.
* Use dash instead of bash for the *unbatch scripts.
2015-02-15 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.5.4-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Replace the empty /usr/share/doc/inn2-lfs/ of the dummy package with
the proper symlink. (Closes: #775417)
* preinst: do not use dpkg --print-architecture. (Closes: #775837)
* Support selecting the allowed SSL/TLS protocol versions. (Closes: #769046)
* Disable SSLv2/3 by default.
2014-07-07 - Marco d'Itri <>
inn2 (2.5.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* preinst: fix the LFS conversion message. (Closes: #750875)
* postinst: stop innd before rebuilding its databases.
* Do not make inn2 conflict with inn2-lfs.

See Also

Package Description
inn2_2.6.3-1_i386.deb 'InterNetNews' news server
inn_1.7.2q-46_i386.deb News transport system `InterNetNews' by the ISC and Rich Salz
innoextract_1.7-2+b1_i386.deb Tool for extracting data from an Inno Setup installer
ino-headers-doc_0.4.0-2_all.deb C API to execute JavaScript code - documentation
ino-headers_0.4.0-2_i386.deb C API to execute JavaScript code - header files
inorwegian_2.2-4_i386.deb Norwegian dictionary for ispell
inosync_0.2.3+git20120321-6_all.deb notification-based directory synchronization daemon
inoticoming_0.2.3-2_i386.deb trigger actions when files hit an incoming directory
inotify-hookable_0.09-1_all.deb blocking command-line interface to inotify
inotify-tools_3.14-7_i386.deb command-line programs providing a simple interface to inotify
input-pad_1.0.3-3_i386.deb On-screen Input Pad to Send Characters with Mouse
input-utils_1.0-1.1+b1_i386.deb utilities for the input layer of the Linux kernel
inputattach_1.6.1-1_i386.deb utility to connect serial-attached peripherals to the input subsystem
inputlirc_30-1_i386.deb Zeroconf LIRC daemon using input event devices
inputplug_0.3~hg20150512-1+b1_i386.deb XInput monitor