[vcf-midatlantic] “Dial-Up” Lynx?

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 07:41:37 EST 2017


Raspberry Pi in particular RasApple build is a Linux build would be perfect
for your situation.

Bill Degnan
twitter: billdeg
vintagecomputer.net
On Dec 18, 2017 6:35 PM, "systems_glitch via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> Pretty sure you can just use sx/rx (or the Y, Z modem equivalents) or
> Kermit to zap it over the link -- I don't think it cares what the
> go-between medium is. You'll need a terminal on the vintage machine end
> that can do X/Y/Zmodem or Kermit. And, of course, if you're setting up a
> physical Linux (or other UNIX-like system) box, you can just serial attach
> directly to the machine if you want.
>
> Lynx will allow you to save pages or download files from them. You can use
> wget or FTP things to the *NIX box as well.
>
> Thanks,
> Jonathan
>
> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 6:09 PM, Joseph Oprysko via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> > I’m looking to setup a machine to use in conjunction with the WiFi232
> > modem, what I would like to be able to do is to dial/telnet into a local
> > machine that will allow me to use a text web browser so I can browse
> > websites from my vintage machines.
> >
> > I guess the other thing the machine I would dial into would need to do is
> > to be able to cache on that machine then allow me to use xmodem/ymodem
> so I
> > can download binary files.
> >
> > Anyone know what I would be able to use to do that?
> >
> > I know I could setup the telnetd on a Linux Box, but I don’t know how to
> > transfer from a Linux box with modem protocols.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Joe O.  (Never had to use my initials previously)
> > --
> > Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
> > Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
> > Normal Person: So you go surfing?
> > Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
> > lot...
> > Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
> > Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?
> >
>



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