This page aims to facilitate the installation of the newsreader slrn amongst the users of Ubuntu Linux.
Read the tutorial here
Setting slrn up correctly requires a little preparation. It is not simply a matter of downloading a repository package and firing up the program, rather we will be compiling our own copy from source and also dealing with a few “companion” programs. We will deal with these programs first: the text editor vim and the Mail Transport Agent (MTA) ssmtp: