NEWS(1)NEWS(1)NAMEnews - print news items
SYNOPSISnews [ -a ] [ -n ] [ item ... ]
When invoked without options, this simple local news service prints
files that have appeared in /lib/news since last reading, most recent
first, with each preceded by an appropriate header. The time of read‐
ing is recorded. The options are
-a Print all items, regardless of currency. The recorded time is
-n Report the names of the current items without printing their
contents, and without changing the recorded time.
Other arguments select particular news items.
To post a news item, create a file in /lib/news.
You may arrange to receive news automatically by registering your mail
address in /sys/lib/subscribers. A daemon mails recent news to all
addresses on the list.
Empty news items, and news items named core or dead.letter are ignored.
modify time is time news was last read
who gets news mailed to them