Netnews with Mozilla
You can also use Mozilla to read netnews. Use the Account Wizard to set up Mozilla to read and post netnews. How you display the Account Wizard depends on whether you already have a mail and/or newsgroup account set up with Mozilla. In either case select Mozilla menubar: TasksMail & Newsgroups. If Mozilla displays the Account Wizard, you are set. When Mozilla displays the message center window,23 select message center menubar: EditMail & Newsgroups Account Settings to see the Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window. Click Add Account and Mozilla displays the Account Wizard window.
From the Account Wizard window click Newsgroup account and then Next. Follow the prompts in the next windows, verify the information you entered on the final window, and click Finish to close the Account Wizard window. Click OK to close the Account Settings window.
If the message center window is not already displayed, select Mozilla menubar: TasksMail & Newsgroups to display it. The news folder is generally at the bottom of the tree list on the left, labeled with the name of your news server. To add newsgroups, right click the news folder and click Subscribe from the pop-up menu. To see individual newsgroups, expand a news directory by clicking the plus sign (+) to the left of the news directory's name. Enter or pick the groups you want to subscribe to by double-clicking the name of the newsgroup. Click OK when you are done subscribing to newsgroups. Mozilla returns you to the message center window. Double-click the newsgroup you want to visit, and Mozilla displays items from the newsgroup.
The upper portion of the right side of the window lists the postings (the newsgroup items), including the name of the sender and the subject. Click a posting that interests you; after a moment the item appears in the lower portion of the screen. You can read and reply to postings from this window. For more information on Mozilla News, refer to the online Mozilla documentation by selecting Help at the right end of the menubar.