postnews - Post Usenet articles via NNTP from the command line

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name postnews
Package version 0.5.3
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 43 B
Download size 4.91 KB
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Postnews is a small command line utility written in Python
that posts Usenet articles onto remote servers.


Package Version Architecture Repository
postnews_0.5.3-4_all.deb 0.5.3 all Debian Main
postnews - - -


Name Value
python -


Type URL
Binary Package postnews_0.5.3-4_all.deb
Source Package postnews

Install Howto

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




2013-05-09 - Robert James Clay <>
postnews (0.5.3-4) unstable; urgency=low
* New Maintainer. (Closes: #693232)
* Rewrite debian/copyright according to DEP-5.
* Add a debian/watch file to the packaging.
* Changes to debian/control:
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
- Add a Homepage entry for Postnews.
- Add '${misc:Depends}' to the package Depends. 
- Set Robert James Clay <> as package Maintainer.
- Update debhelper Build-Depends to be '>= 8.0.0'.
* Changes to debian/rules:
- Correct 'dh_clean -k' to 'dh_prep' in install target.
- Add the missing build-arch and build-indep targets.
* Update debhelper compatibility in debian/compat to '8'.
* Explicitly set Debian source format as 3.0 (quilt).
* Add the file debian/patches/Correct_shabang_line.patch.
2007-09-02 - Peter Karlsson <>
postnews (0.5.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added missing binary-arch target.
(Closes: Bug#187067)
* Clarified license.
2003-07-13 - Peter Karlsson <>
postnews (0.5.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed mention of non-existant info files from manual page.
(Closes: Bug#187066)
2002-08-02 - Peter Karlsson <>
postnews (0.5.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- Added support for issuing "MODE READER" command
(Closes: Bug#154146)
2002-06-28 - Peter Karlsson <>
postnews (0.5.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- Changed the help message.
2001-10-28 - peter karlsson <>
postnews (0.5.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (ITP #117320).

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