This article is from the Frequently Asked Questions for Linux, the Free/Open Source UNIX-like operating system kernel that runs on many modern computer systems. Maintained by David C. Merrill with numerous contributions by others. (v1.0).
A: The Usenet Linux news groups are archived at http://groups.google.com/.
ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/docs/linux-announce.archive contains archives of news:comp.os.linux.announce. These are mirrored from ftp:// src.doc.ic.ac.uk/usenet/, which also archives news:comp.os.linux, news: comp.os.linux.development.apps, and news:comp.os.linux.development.system.