Am 20.05.2007 schrieb David:
> Is there a way to see all the newsgroups available on a remote server?
I do not know how to get them easily by HControl, but I would suggest to
go into hamster/Server/<name>/groups.txt. In Hamster Classic this is
easily found in Menu, but do not start both Hamster flavors at the same
> I looked through each menu item twice before trying to get the list of
> newsgroups using a newsreader and to my suprise they were there. I
> figured the newsgroups would only show up to the newsreader after I had
> configured them inside Hamster.
This is a feature of Hamster Playground, it can auto-pull. You can
switch this feature off. But I do not remember where to do so.
> The group Hamster did download for me only contained 100 headers. I
> noticed there was a setting to download the oldest 100 (-100). I
> changed the number to 1000 to download the newest 100 but it didn't-
> perhaps because it was the first pull it used the "empty group" setting?
> Either way, how can I reset this and get it to pull the other 900 that I
> wanted? Do I need to delete the group and start over (if so how is that
> done) ?
In Hamster Classic there is a possibility to do it easily.
If you delete the group you won't pull those old messages again,
because their IDs are saved in history seperately.
does anyone here have a computer?