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Re: Check for new news g hangs gnus

From: Ray
Subject: Re: Check for new news g hangs gnus
Date: Sat, 07 Mar 2015 18:07:45 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Haines Brown <> writes:

> I installed gnus with ELPA for emacs 24. It worked properly on old
> hardware, but a similar setup on new hardware hangs when I check for new
> news by typing "g". What is different is the overall setup.
> I have a key in fluxbox that calls ~/scripts/emacs-gnus executable
> script. This script has this line pointing to its init file:
>    emacs -q -l /home/haines/.emacs.d/elisp/gnus.el
> The basic change from the working system was to relocate ~/.emacs-gnus
> to ~/.emacs.d/elisp/emacs-gnus. Other changes I do not believe are
> relevant.
> When the window comes up to display the subscribed news groups and the
> number of new messagse in them, the menu bar provides such things as
> Gnus, Groups, Group. In the first is the command g to check for new
> news. In my current setup, when I type g, it causes gnus to hang.

As stated in this thread I too have had the g to update news causing it
to hang.

However I think I may have just cured my own issues and perhaps it will
work for some of you guys too. I noticed that in my server buffer all
NNTP servers had agent applied but NOT I added the agent 
now g seems to refresh any new news immediately. Good luck all.


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