NEWSGROUPS(1)                                       NEWSGROUPS(1)

NAME
       newsgroups - a program to list unsubscribed newsgroups.

SYNOPSIS
       newsgroups pattern flag

DESCRIPTION
       The newsgroups program compares your .newsrc file with the
       file of active newsgroups, and prints  a  list  of  unsub-
       scribed  newsgroups matching pattern.  If the second argu-
       ment "flag" is present, only newsgroups not found in  your
       .newsrc  are listed, and the display is not paged.  If the
       second argument is missing, the display is paged,  and  an
       additional  list  of  unsubscribed newsgroups occurring in
       your .newsrc is printed.

ENVIRONMENT
       DOTDIR  Where to find your .newsrc, if not  in  your  home
               directory.

               Default: $HOME

       HOME    Your home directory.

               Default: $LOGDIR

       LOGDIR  Your home directory if HOME is undefined.

FILES
       /usr/lib/news/active or a reasonable facsimile
       ${DOTDIR-{$HOME-$LOGDIR}}/.newsrc

SEE ALSO
       rn(1), newsrc(5)

DIAGNOSTICS
BUGS
       The flag argument is a kludge.

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