Gnus Manual. Node: Listing Groups
The Group Buffer
2.11: Listing Groups
These commands all list various slices of the groups available.
List all groups that have unread articles
gnus-group-list-groups). If the numeric prefix is used, this
command will list only groups of level ARG and lower. By default, it
only lists groups of level five (i. e.,
gnus-group-default-list-level) or lower (i.e., just subscribed
List all groups, whether they have unread articles or not
gnus-group-list-all-groups). If the numeric prefix is used,
this command will list only groups of level ARG and lower. By default,
it lists groups of level seven or lower (i.e., just subscribed and
List all unread groups on a specific level
gnus-group-list-level). If given a prefix, also list the groups
with no unread articles.
List all killed groups (
gnus-group-list-killed). If given a
prefix argument, really list all groups that are available, but aren't
currently (un)subscribed. This could entail reading the active file
from the server.
List all zombie groups (
List all unread, subscribed groups with names that match a regexp
List groups that match a regexp (
List absolutely all groups in the active file(s) of the
server(s) you are connected to (
might very well take quite a while. It might actually be a better idea
to do a A M to list all matching, and just give `
.' as the
thing to match on. Also note that this command may list groups that
don't exist (yet)---these will be listed as if they were killed groups.
Take the output with some grains of salt.
List all groups that have names that match a regexp
List all groups that have names or descriptions that match a regexp
Groups that match the
gnus-permanently-visible-groups regexp will
always be shown, whether they have unread articles or not. You can also
visible element to the group parameters in question to
get the same effect.
Groups that have just ticked articles in it are normally listed in the
group buffer. If
The Group Buffer
nil, these groups will be treated just like totally empty
groups. It is
t by default.