Your Internet Consultant - The FAQs of Life Online
If you don't have that file, you should know that a list of active newsgroups, many including descriptions, is available via FTP from ftp.uu.net:/networking/news/config/newsgroups.Z. (You'll need to uncompress this file with the UNIX uncompress command before reading it.) It is also posted occasionally to the Usenet newsgroup news.lists.
The list looks something like this, only much longer:
alt.1d One-dimensional imaging, & the thinking behind it. alt.2600 The magazine or the game system. You decide. alt.3d Three-dimensional imaging. alt.abortion.inequity Paternal obligations of failing to abort unwanted child. alt.abuse.recovery Helping victims of abuse to recover. alt.activism Activities for activists. alt.activism.d A place to discuss issues in alt.activism. alt.activism.death-penalty For people opposed to capital punishment. alt.adoption For those involved with or contemplating adoption. alt.aeffle.und.pferdle German cartoon characters das Aeffle und das Pferdle. alt.agriculture.misc All about cultivating the soil and raising animals. alt.aldus.pagemaker Don't use expensive user support, come here instead. alt.alien.visitors Space Aliens on Earth! Abduction! Gov't Coverup! alt.amateur-comp Discussion and input for Amateur Computerist Newsletter. alt.amazon-women.admirers Worshiping women you have to look up to. alt.amiga.demos Amiga demonstration programs. alt.amiga.slip ??? alt.angst Anxiety in the modern world. alt.animals.lampreys They're eel-like, and they suck.
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