slrn: show number of articles in every group?

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Is it possible in slrn to show the article count of each group without entering the group? For example, when I'm looking for new interesting newsgroups to read, I'll look at the whole list (or a section of it using a regex) and I hit enter on many groups just to find out that they're empty on the news server I use.

slrn, only get new headers?

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when I select a group to enter, I get prompted for how many headers, is this the number of headers on the server? how can I get only new headers from the time I used it last? I am a previous Thunderbird/pan user who switched to slrn mainly for memory footprint issues, I only have 993MB RAM and am using Ubuntu

How tcmalloc Works

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http://jamesgolick.com/2013/5/19/how-tcmalloc-works.html

[SM] Dwarf galaxies dim hope of dark matter

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From the «damn you, dwarfs» department: Title: Dwarf Galaxies Dim Hopes of Dark Matter Author: samzenpus Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:20:00 -0400 Link: http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/vO9mNdLt5_s/story01.htm

These are the people scrubbing your social media feed of filth

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Interesting article, with many ramifications: //-- clip http://www.wired.com/2014/10/content-moderation/#x

The joy of text ? the fall and rise of interactive fiction

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http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/oct/22/interactive-fiction-awards-games

[CM] the Google ID dongle

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From the «convenient cylindrical shape you can wear up your ass» department: Title: Google to Launch an ID Dongle Author: azrael Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:39:00 -0400 Link: http://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/10/21/2043250&from=rss skullz[1] writes:

[SM] Mars orbiter beams back image of tiny comet nucleus

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From the «cool» department: Title: Mars Orbiter Beams Back Images of Comet's Surprisingly Tiny Nucleus Author: timothy Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:53:00 -0400 Link: http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/XB8hvRGg4rA/story01.htm

[SM] RH[Null]: the man with the golden blood

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From the «charge by the pint» department: Title: The man with the golden blood Author: Penny Bailey Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:00:00 -0400 Link: http://www.newstatesman.com/sci-tech/2014/10/man-golden-blood Meet the donors, patients, doctors and scientists involved in the complex global network of rare – and very rare – blood.

[SM] largest ship in world under construction in Korea

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From the «that's one helluva ship» department: Title: The Largest Ship in the World is Being Built in Korea Author: LaminatorX Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:33:00 -0400 Link: http://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/10/20/1913236&from=rss Hugh Pickens[1] writes:

Forking Debian: it's come to this

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This just went by on Google+ and it seems to be gaining traction: http://debianfork.org/ "Roll up your sleeves, we might have to fork Debian"

[SM] Tetrochromatic people: 100x more colors

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From the «better than LSD» department: Title: Tetrachromatic Humans See 100 Times More Colors Author: Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:28:01 -0400 Link: http://pipedot.org/story/2014-10-17/tetrachromatic-humans-see-100-times-more-colors

- The Story of the PING Program -

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http://ftp.arl.mil/mike/ping.html Yes, it's true! I'm the author of ping for UNIX. Ping is a little thousand-line hack that I wrote in an evening which practically everyone seems to know about. :-)

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Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' personal Wi-Fi netw

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Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guests' personal Wi-Fi networks Marriott International will pay a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees' own Wi-Fi networks at its Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, forcing them to pay hefty prices to use the hotel's own connection.

New writing ...

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New York Stories http://home.earthlink.net/~stone.tower5/nystories/nystories.html --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com

Has anyone ever had a use for overwrite mode.

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I try to stay in insert mode, but sufficiently often I unintentionally press the insert key, switching to overwrite mode. Then I usually end up messing up an edit, and have to stop and put things right. From time to time, I've implemented ways to disable the insert key, but it's one of things that gets lost when I do a reinstall or upgrade.

I will never again talk about the benefits of Free Software

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http://www.linux-magazine.com/Online/Blogs/Paw-Prints-Writings-of-the-maddog/I-will-never-again-talk-about-the-benefits-of-Free-Software#ContentLeft I have been talking about using "Free Software" for the past twenty years, and the equivalent of "Open Source" even longer. Many times I have had people ask me, "Why do you use Free Software?"

Digia spins off Qt as independent company - full circle from Tr

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From the «love those widgets» department: Title: Qt is about to be independent again Author: Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:54:33 -0400 Link: http://pipedot.org/story/2014-09-17/qt-is-about-to-be-independent-again

Statutory rape victim is told to pay child support

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Updated: An Arizona man who had sex with a 20-year-old woman when he was only 14 was, according to state law, a statutory rape victim. He is also a father, he learned eight years later, and the state wants him to pay child support. The Arizona Republic has a story, and USA Today has an opinion column saying the case illustrates a legal double standard.

F. Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, ?156.

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"Madness is rare in individuals, but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule."

Woman convicted of double murder

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Woman convicted of double murder in plot to rob victims for cigarette money Bethany McKee, an Illinois woman charged with murder in the death of two men who died by strangulation, was found guilty Friday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Google abandons authorship of posts in search results

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From the «too many ugly pics out there» department: Title: Google abandons tracking authorship Author: Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:54:44 -0400 Link: http://pipedot.org/story/2014-08-31/google-abandons-tracking-authorship

This is what electric car owners do while you sleep

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From the «Dammit, I'm gonna need a plug adaptor here» department: Title: This is what electric car owners are doing while you sleep Author: Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:01:36 -0400 Link: http://pipedot.org/story/2014-09-01/this-is-what-electric-car-owners-are-doing-while-you-sleep

Armed police: Trigger happy

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.. ... In 2012, according to data compiled by the FBI, 410 Americans were “justifiably” killed by police—409 with guns. That figure may well be an underestimate. Not only is it limited to the number of people who were shot while committing a crime, but also, amazingly, reporting the data is voluntary. ... ... ...

How much of your data do you encrypt?

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The whole disc Just my home folder Just important data Encrywhat?

Arrest records linger in FBI database

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Arrest records linger in FBI database and websites; acquitted law student sees consequences Getting arrested doesn’t necessarily result in conviction or even prosecution.

Facebook testing the "Buy" button

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From the «... because THAT's what the Internet was missing» department: Title: Facebook tests Buy button Author: Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:14:12 -0400 Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tgdaily_all_sections/~3/9P4lulsMZn4/story01.htm

[Dialog] Plonking replies

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Hi all! I can manage to plonk and delete posts from entities whom I dislike, but how do I also remove replies to objectionable posts? Thanks! Geoff --   I would be unstoppable if I could get started.

[flnews] Version 0.8 released

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New features of version 0.8: - Support for immediate authentication - Support for ephemeral password - Option to display only threads with unread articles - Hyperlink highlighting Sourcecode, Documentation, etc.: http://micha.freeshell.org/flnews/
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