Absolute Beginner's Guide to Usenet

The author is not a technical expert, simply a long-time user of newsgroups; this guide is based purely on my own observations and makes no pretence at being in any way authoritative. As I am a musician and a regular poster to the newsgroup uk.music.folk, any examples given are for that newsgroup but should be applicable across most of Usenet.

Written around 1998, some of this is slightly out of date but much of it is still of relevance. If anyone has any comments or suggestions I'd be delighted to receive them.
Send them to the address:
usenet@gaelweb.co.uk


  1. Introduction
  2. Fundamentals of Survival
  3. What is Usenet
  4. Absolute Beginner's Frequently Asked Questions


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