X Python Newsreader

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XPN 0.5.7 running on Linux
Developer(s) Antonio Caputo
Stable release 1.2.6[1] / January 2, 2009; 6 years ago (2009-01-02)
Operating system multiplatform
Type News client
License GPL
Website xpn.altervista.org

XPN (X Python Newsreader) is a news client written in Python and based on the GTK+ library.


It offers a good MIME support, scoring system, filtered views, random tag-lines, external editor support, one-key navigation, ROT13, Face and X-Face headers decoding, spoiler char and many more. XPN is free software licensed under the GPL licence.

Thanks to Python and GTK+ it is completely multiplatform. It should work wherever Python and GTK work. A binary Windows version is also provided.

XPN is available in English, Italian, French and German.


XPN running on Linux
XPN running on Windows

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ChangeLog". Retrieved 2010-08-19. 

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