asNews is a simple news retrieving and parsing program, which gets the news
from the net and gives it back to you, showing it in your desktop.
asNews is currently able to fetch the news from Freshmeat, LinuxToday,
Slashdot, Segfault, KDE, LinuxApps, BBC, CentralEurope, 7AM, GeekNews,
Linuxdev, IceWalkers, AppWatch, Hotwired and Mozilla.
Support for additional sites is being worked on.
asNews also has
two GTK-based X11 interfaces: a very simple one used for easy integration
with your Window Manager and a complete, comfortable GUI. Using the sooner,
asNews gets easily integrated with WindowMaker, AfterStep, and fvwm.
asNews can also work as a daemon, retrieving and organizing in the