pan - Man Page

read and post Usenet articles

Synopsis

pan [Options...] [headers:GROUP-NAME | news:MESSAGE-ID]

Description

Pan is a Usenet newsreader that is good at both text and binaries. It supports offline reading, scoring and killfiles, yEnc, NZB, PGP handling, multiple servers, and secure connections.

Usage

pan is a program that can be run headless in non-GUI mode, allowing for batch processing of NZB files, downloading headers, and more.

Options

General Options

-h,  --help

Print usage information and exit.

-v,  --version

Print release version and exit.

--verbose

Be verbose (in non-GUI mode).

--debug

Run in debug mode.

URL Options

headers:GROUP-NAME

Download new headers for the GROUP-NAME newsgroup.

news:MESSAGE-ID

When specified together with --no-gui, dump the MESSAGE-ID article to standard output.

NZB Batch Options

--nzb FILE-1 FILE-2 ...

Process NZB files in non-GUI mode.

-o,  --output=PATH

Path to save attachments listed in the NZB file(s).

--no-gui

Only show console output, not the download queue.

Environment

PAN_HOME

User data directory to use. Defaults to $HOME/.pan2.

SSL_CERT_DIR, SSL_DIR

Directories to search for SSL certificates.

Bugs

To report a bug, visit: http://pan.rebelbase.com/bugs/