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Re: editing authinfo

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: editing authinfo
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 04:06:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Matthew Pritchard <> writes:

> Hello I am trying to set up gnu with a password username usenet
> account I understand that I have to edit the authinfo file but do not
> know how to edit this file or were it is located. Any help would be
> appreciated.

On the home directory of my GNU/Linux box there is an .authinfo file
with lines like this:

machine login myusername password mypassword

Replace "", "myusername" and "mypassword" with your

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