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#1 User is offline   turbine_blade Icon

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    Posted 02 December 2009 - 06:03 PM

    Other old hardware geeks may enjoy this.

    I have been toying with the idea of putting my Commodore 64 back on the Internet just for fun. Years ago, I spent hours using the C64, Amiga 1000, and Amiga 500 on the Internet in text mode. I had a dial-up account and a 2400 baud modem on the C64 and the Amigas. There is now a graphical browser for the C64. I still have all these computers, and a Timex Sinclair that preceded the C64.

    I also used my C64 with a VT100 emulator to run programs on my employer's IBM main frame.

    I don't want to spend any money to buy a C64 Ethernet adapter. I think I can share the Internet using Linux on another computer with a serial cable.

    Don't crash this web page served by an ordinary C64:

    Here is a video by someone using a DEC terminal through a Linux "kitchen" server: http://www.youtube.c...h?v=588X_WEl6KM


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      Posted 02 December 2009 - 07:30 PM


      Quoted your message on Boot land for more people to see it:

      Use the search tool to find all posts made by other members and help you solve any doubts quickly by yourself.
      Whenever possible - place your questions including as many details as you can to help us help you - Thanks!

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        Posted 03 December 2009 - 02:04 AM

        Thanks for sharing, TB!
        neat-O B)

        This post has been edited by dirkgently42: 03 December 2009 - 02:46 AM

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