Forte Agent Newsreader

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News Group (NNTP) reader.

Application Details:

Version: 4.1
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.58.

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What works

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.

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Additional Comments

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.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 28 20080.9.58.N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12750 Forte Agent crashes when using Freefont 20080323 CLOSED FIXED View

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