: I have been informed that most (or all) of the linux mailing lists are
: gatewayed into linux.* newsgroups. However, UUNET doesn't carry any
: linux.* newsgroups, and I have not been able to locate any reference
: to linux.* newsgroups in any of the FAQs/HOWTOs.
: Do these newsgroups actually exist? If so, why don't they exist at
: James Crawford Ralston \ Newsmaster for the University of Pittsburgh [CIS/S&N]
: +1 412 624 8888 (Problem Reporting) \ +1 412 624 9356 (User Consulting)
Please read the linux-faq.ascii.gz first. Here is an extract of it.
As for the whereabouts of the newsgroups, asking UUNET would help.
LINUX FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS
08 May 1995
This is the list of Frequently Asked Questions about Linux, the free Unix
for 386/486/586 [see Q1.1 What is Linux ?' for more details]. It should
be read in conjunction with the HOWTO documents, which are available in
* ftp.funet.fi (22.214.171.124) : /pub/OS/Linux/doc/HOWTO
* tsx-11.mit.edu (126.96.36.199) : /pub/linux/docs/HOWTO
* sunsite.unc.edu (188.8.131.52) : /pub/Linux/docs/HOWTO
Section 1. Introduction and General Information
Q1.1 What is Linux ?
Section 2. Network sources and resources
Q2.1 Where can I get the HOWTOs and other documentation ?
Q2.2 Where should I look on the World Wide Web for Linux stuff ?
Q2.3 What newsgroups are there for Linux ?
Q2.4 How do I install Linux ?
Q2.5 Where can I get Linux material by FTP ?
Q2.6 I don't have FTP access. Where do I get Linux ?
Q2.7 I don't have Usenet access. Where do I get information ?
Q2.8 What's this mailing list thing at niksula.hut.fi ?
Q2.9 Are the newsgroups archived anywhere ?