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 ====== Usenet Newsgroups ====== ====== Usenet Newsgroups ======
  
-As noted in "A Quarter Century of Unix", Usenet played an important role for Unix users to exchange bug fixes and third-party source code, and just to communicate with each other. Here are links to some relevant newsgroups.+As noted in "[[:​publications:​quarter_century_of_unix|A Quarter Century of Unix]]", Usenet played an important role for Unix users to exchange bug fixes and third-party source code, and just to communicate with each other. Here are links to some relevant newsgroups. 
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 +[[ftp://​ftp.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/​pub/​archive/​comp.sources/​bugs/​|comp.sources.bugs]]:​ Bug fixes to systems and applications 
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 +[[http://​ftp.sunet.se/​pub/​usenet/​ftp.uu.net/​comp.sources.games/​|comp.sources.games]]:​ Source code to games, some of which run on Unix 
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 +[[http://​ftp.sunet.se/​pub/​usenet/​ftp.uu.net/​comp.sources.misc/​|comp.sources.misc]]:​ Miscellaneous source code, some of which runs on Unix 
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 +[[http://​ftp.sunet.se/​pub/​usenet/​ftp.uu.net/​comp.sources.reviewed/​|comp.sources.reviewed]]:​ Peer reviewed source code, some of which runs on Unix 
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 +[[http://​ftp.sunet.se/​pub/​usenet/​ftp.uu.net/​comp.sources.sun/​|comp.sources.sun]]:​ Third-party source code for Sun systems
  
 [[http://​ftp.sunet.se/​pub/​usenet/​ftp.uu.net/​comp.sources.unix/​|comp.sources.unix]]:​ Third-party source code for Unix systems [[http://​ftp.sunet.se/​pub/​usenet/​ftp.uu.net/​comp.sources.unix/​|comp.sources.unix]]:​ Third-party source code for Unix systems
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 +[[http://​ftp.sunet.se/​pub/​usenet/​ftp.uu.net/​comp.sources.x/​|comp.sources.x]]:​ Source code related to the X Windowing System
  
 [[http://​www.tuhs.org/​Archive/​PDP-11/​Bug_Fixes/​Net.v7bugs/​|net.v7bugs]]:​ Bug fixes for 7th Edition Unix [[http://​www.tuhs.org/​Archive/​PDP-11/​Bug_Fixes/​Net.v7bugs/​|net.v7bugs]]:​ Bug fixes for 7th Edition Unix
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 +Here is a [[http://​www.giganews.com/​newsgroup_hierarchy/​comp/​unix|list of comp.unix]] newsgroups. The [[https://​archive.org|Internet Archive]] has a large collection of [[https://​archive.org/​details/​usenethistorical|Usenet postings]], but they are all zipped up.
  
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