pan [options]


This manual page documents briefly the pan graphical news reader.

pan is a graphical news reader based on the GTK+ graphical toolkit. It aims to be pleasing to both novice and expert users.


Pan follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-v, --version

Show version of program.


On news:message-id, dump the article to stdout.

--nzb file1 file2 ...

Process nzb files without launching all of Pan.

--o path, --output=path

Path to save attachments listed in the nzb files



pan was written by Charles Kerr.

This manual page was written by Soeren Boll Overgaard <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).