Agent newsreader functionality
-- Retrieve newsgroups
-- Retrieve headers
-- Download files
-- Automatically create appropriate download directories
What does not
Secure NNTP -- SSL over NNTP to port 563.
What was not tested
-- Spam filtering and killfile
-- Email functionality
-- News article posting functionality.
I didn't try installing it, just copied the Agent directory from my Windows installation. Agent runs fine without registry entries; it only requires the files in its root directory. It'll create everything it needs in the Data subdirectory.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 28 2008||0.9.58.||N/A||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|