>I know this may sound stupid, but I've been trying to determine if I
>do have USENET access. Do you have any idea how I would find out? I
>mean, is there a standard way to get to it, or should I try to shakedown
>our computing center for the arcane knowledge? I'm really interested
>in some of the groups. Any help you could provide would be immensely
> Elisabeth Eilir Rowan
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1. Since you're at a .edu site you do have direct internet access.
If your host is a unix machine there will most likely be a utility
called rn . For "readnews". Run it from the command line:
and flounder your way through the greeting. Not hard.
2. Ask your sysfolk or assistance/help office.
3. Other hosts have other newsreaders.
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