xPNews (Usenet User Client) for XOOPS


xPNews

Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/chronolabs/files/XOOPS%202.5/Modules/xpnews/xoops2.4_xpnews_1.28.zip/download

XOOPS SVN: https://sourceforge.net/p/xoops/svn/HEAD/tree/XoopsModules/xpnews/

NNTP Protocol newsgroup browser for XOOPS 2. This newsgroup browser allows you to connect your xoops to any NNTP Protocol news service, including mime type parser and clear text browsing.

You can cross post, reply and make new posts to your Usenet or NNTP service on your own server. Based on PNews the GNU PHP newsgroup browser this title will allow you to access some of the older areas of the internet before the website.

Newgroups are the orginal forums, these are available to most people and offer the enticement of older areas and protocols of the internet. Xoops has a usenet area and we would like you to connect to it just add xoops to your groups.

xPNEWS is a XOOPS version by the chinese author of PNEWS, it has been modified to utilize xoops_cache for page retention as well as cache and load link load. Read one display many times for your retention period.

Installation

Download the lastest version from Chronolabs on Google code or off sourceforge. Unzip the archive you should have a folder called ‘htdocs’ in the unzipped location. Copy the contents of ‘htdocs’ folder to your CMS root path this is generally a folder called ‘public_html’ or ‘www’ on your FTP service of your website. Log into your CMS and goto the modules/applications installation section, this is generally in your system control area under modules. Click on the icon that represent installing the module. If all has behaved as need be then your module is installed. If your module requires a user licences, keys or a username then sign-up to the apprpriate sites and retreieve your keys or IDs (Links should be provided in the preferences) and paste the values into preferences. Now your right to go!

Upgrading

Download the lastest version from Chronolabs on Google code or off sourceforge. Unzip the archive you should have a folder called ‘htdocs’ in the unzipped location. Copy the contents of ‘htdocs’ folder to your CMS root path this is generally a folder called ‘public_html’ or ‘www’ on your FTP service of your website. Log into your CMS and goto the modules/applications installation section, this is generally in your system control area under modules. Click on the icon that represent upgrading the module. Your version number should no longer be in bold and would have changed!

Reporting a Bug

The google code section has an area for reporting bugs called issues. Any issue or bug you believe you are having that is not a result of your site services then please report it here. The URL for reporting bugs is as follows: https://sourceforge.net/p/chronolabs/tickets/?source=navbar

Please report the following:

 	a) Version of CMS 
 	b) Version of PHP
 	c) Version of MySQL
 	d) Services Software ie. Apache, Zeus etc.
 	e) Version of Software 
 	f) Error Messages 
 	g) Steps to reproduce 
 	e) Contact details for the team to get in touch should they need!
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