Paul, as I said: All that's below LOCAL FOLDERS is UNSENT MESSAGES and
TRASH. I don't have any of the others that you show. There is one
other account [my email account] that has everything else in it, but it
is above LOCAL FOLDERS. All of my folders are in my email account.
Please don't start a new thread if you can avoid it, unless you're
changing the topic.
From what you say, I gather you've never set up any newsgroup accounts,
so naturally you don't have any.
In the SeaMonkey help file, look for the topic "Setting up Additional
Mail and Newsgroup Accounts" for an overview of the procedure.
In the dialog that appears when you ask to create a new "account," you
can call the account whatever you like; I use "Mozilla News." The server
name should be news.mozilla.org on port 119 (the default). Don't enable
If you want, you can go back after the dialog closes and tweak the
settings just as you would for a mail account. For example, I use a
different sig here than I do for my business account, because I don't
want my business contact info published here. I also use a different
email address here (a munged version of my real one); this doesn't
affect my email accounts.
Once you have the news server set up as an "account," you can then
subscribe to any of the newsgroups on that server. This group is
You can follow the same procedure to subscribe to groups on other news
servers, but they will be treated as different "accounts."
If you decide later that you don't like this way of managing newsgroups,
you can delete the "account" the same way as you would delete an unused
mail account. This will eliminate your subscriptions to all groups on
War doesn't determine who's right, just who's left.
Paul B. Gallagher
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