Synchronet v3.16c-Win32 (install) has been released (Aug-2015).

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index [2018/08/31 00:46]
digital man Remove a bunch of redundant stuff (already in the left-nav/index) and links to old html docs.
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digital man [Welcome] Added link to a good recent BBS article
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 This is the [[wp>​Wiki|Wiki]] for everything related to [[http://​www.synchro.net/​|Synchronet]] BBS Software. This is the [[wp>​Wiki|Wiki]] for everything related to [[http://​www.synchro.net/​|Synchronet]] BBS Software.
  
-Not sure what a BBS is? This [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=JWdr4zeE3JU|video]] provides a good introduction. ​+  * Not sure what a BBS is? [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=JWdr4zeE3JU|This video]] provides a good introduction. ​[[https://​www.theatlantic.com/​technology/​archive/​2016/​11/​the-lost-civilization-of-dial-up-bulletin-board-systems/​506465/​|This article]] is a good read. 
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 +  * Not sure //why// you should BBS? [[wiki:​user:​digital_man#​Why BBS?|This blog post]] provides some reasons why. 
 ===== About Synchronet ===== ===== About Synchronet =====
  
-Synchronet BBS Software is a free software package that can turn your personal computer (or embedded system) into your own custom online service supporting multiple simultaneous users with hierarchical message and file areas, multi-user chat, and the ever-popular BBS door games.+Synchronet BBS Software is a free software package that can turn your personal computer (or computing device, e.g. Raspberry Pi) into your own custom online service supporting multiple simultaneous users with hierarchical message and file areas, multi-user chat, and the ever-popular BBS door games.
  
 Synchronet development began as a personal hobby in 1990 for single-tasking MS-DOS compatible computers and Hayes compatible modems. The program was sold commercially from 1992 to 1996 after which time it was released (with source code) for both the 16-bit DOS and 32-bit OS/2 platforms to the public domain and development by the [[person:​digital man|author]] was ceased. Synchronet development began as a personal hobby in 1990 for single-tasking MS-DOS compatible computers and Hayes compatible modems. The program was sold commercially from 1992 to 1996 after which time it was released (with source code) for both the 16-bit DOS and 32-bit OS/2 platforms to the public domain and development by the [[person:​digital man|author]] was ceased.
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   * Hosted on [[bbs:​Vertrauen]]   * Hosted on [[bbs:​Vertrauen]]
     * Yes, the [[server:​web|Synchronet Web Server]] [[howto:​php|can host PHP pages]]     * Yes, the [[server:​web|Synchronet Web Server]] [[howto:​php|can host PHP pages]]
-    * This wiki was transitioned to Synchronet-Linux from Apache-Linux in Nov-2015 after the additional ​of FastCGI support to the Synchronet [[server:​Web]] Server (by [[person:​Deuce]])!+    * This wiki was transitioned to Synchronet-Linux from Apache-Linux in Nov-2015 after the addition ​of FastCGI support to the Synchronet [[server:​Web]] Server (by [[person:​Deuce]])!
     * [[person:​digital man]] is in the process of importing and updating the [[http://​synchro.net/​docs/​|existing Synchronet documentation]] into this Wiki     * [[person:​digital man]] is in the process of importing and updating the [[http://​synchro.net/​docs/​|existing Synchronet documentation]] into this Wiki
     * This is a major task that is going to take some time, please be patient     * This is a major task that is going to take some time, please be patient

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