Hello, All !
Can you said me what software I must use for connect to FIDO ?
Good bye! Dima.
FO> > Can you said me what software I must use for connect to FIDO ?
FO> > Thank you.
FO> What the hell is fido?
A network of BBS's (remember BBS's?), that uses dial-up connections.
Originally use XModem as the low-level transport, but modern fidonet
nodes use various (full duplex) successor transport protocols.
I am not sure what Dima is looking to do. Given that he has a 'point'
address, he is probably looking to a point package for Linux. There is
a port of BinkleyTerm to Linux, but I am not sure how good it is or how
well it works in a UNIX environment. Originally BinkleyTerm was meant
to run on a single-tasking MS-DOS box...
There is also a package known as ifmail, but this is mainly meant as a
'native' full node package that interfaces with inn/CNews and
sendmail/smail. It handles both the transport (ifcico) and the
translation between UNIX E-Mail and Usenet news and FidoNet NetMail and
EchoMail (ifnews/ifmail). It also includes the rest of the utilities
needed -- nodelist processing (FidoNet's 'host table') and TIC
processing (automagically file transfer and exchanging).
I guess it is possible to use the ifmail as a point package, but it
might be more complex than Dima might want to do.
http://www.deepsoft.com /\FidoNet: 1:321/153
Yep. http://btxe.uue.org and grab the latest source tree (the beta;Quote:>>> Can you said me what software I must use for connect to FIDO ?
>>> Thank you.
>Don't they have BinkleyTerm for Linux? (That brings back memories!)
Although, unfortunately it doesn't appear to work for me (syntax errors
in the Makefile).
Perhaps a C programmer can fix it and post the corrected Makefile.
Humming along under SuSE Linux 6.0 / OS/2 Warp 4
there's also a golded for linux...Quote:> >> Can you said me what software I must use for connect to FIDO ?
> >> Thank you.
> Don't they have BinkleyTerm for Linux? (That brings back memories!)
if there were a squish for linux it would be perfect...
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I am thinking of the becoming a FIDO point. Is there any software
for Linux that would dial-in, send mail and get news? I am not a
big expert in FIDO and only a necessity forces me to fall into this
business. I looked through the Software Map and found FIDOGATE.
Is this the thing I want? Is there some kind of HOWTO about setting
up a FIDOnet point? I have seen Fido-Point-HOWTO but it is in German
I can't read.
I would really much like to hear from people who are a FIDO point now
and running Linux.
Thanks in advance,
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