Needing advice

Needing advice

Post by Al Mell » Wed, 08 Sep 1993 00:05:00



Up until now I have been a dos user running a multline bbs and now want
to make the move to Unix and a decent bbs shell or whatever it is
called, excuse the ignorance I am just beginning the learning curve.

What I would like is some advice on the most user friendly bbs for
users, in public doman, shareware and commercial.  I will probably end
up starting with four incoming phone lines and expand to twelve.

any advice would be appreciated and also info on where to get some of
what you recommend.

Thanks

Al Mellis

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