Contents The leafnode package contains leafnode, applyfilter, texpire, checkgroups, fetchnews and newsq. Description leafnode leafnode is the NNTP server daemon. applyfilter applyfilter filters newsgroup articles according to regular expressions. texpire texpire expires old articles and unread groups. checkgroups checkgroups inserts newsgroup titles into the newsgroup database. fetchnews fetchnews sends posted articles to and retrieves new articles from an upstream news server. newsq newsq shows articles waiting to be sent upstream.