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Using C-Kermit to Exchange Files With Telnet BBS's

Most BBSs that are still running now do so via telnet. In many ways this is great as it allows people from all around the world to access a BBS as if it were local to them. The problem comes though, ...   Read More

Connecting to a Remote Serial Port over TCP/IP

Most modern machines don't have a serial port as standard; you could use a USB to serial lead, however, if you have another machine available that does have a serial port you can access it remotely ove...   Read More

Using Netcat to Create ad hoc Links Between Applications or Machines

Netcat is a simple Unix utility which reads and writes data across network connections using the TCP or UDP protocol. It is often described as the "Swiss-army knife for TCP/IP" because of it...   Read More

Getting Colour ANSI Emulation to Work Properly When Connecting to a BBS With Telnet Under Linux

I have noticed that the number of people interested in using telnet to access BBSs seems to be growing, which I'm really pleased to see. However lots of people seem to be having trouble getting colour...   Read More

Setting up a Beowulf Cluster Using Open MPI on Linux

I have been doing a lot of work recently on Linear Genetic Programming. This requires a great deal of processing power and to meet this I have been using Open MPI to create a Linux cluster. What fol...   Read More

Connecting a Parallel Printer to a Modern Linux Machine Using a LogiLink USB to Parallel Cable, D-SUB 25pin

I have a number of older printers that I would like to connect to my modern machine, but have been unable to do so because my computer doesn't have a parallel interface. After searching the internet f...   Read More

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