[KwartzLab] KWARTZBBS is now online!
ben at generik.ca
Wed Jan 25 16:31:23 EST 2012
You need to specifically enable ANSI emulation (and have a corresponding
ANSI/DOS font) when using most terminal emulators to call telnet boards.
Here's a great page for configuring a Linux terminal to work properly
with ANSI graphics:
On 1/25/2012 4:23 PM, doug moen wrote:
> The colours are totally unreadable in xterm, if you use the default
> black text on a white background. White characters on a white
> background is not good.
> However, I changed my xterm theme to use white text on a black
> background, and now the BBS is useable (or, I should say, readable).
> On 25 January 2012 06:52, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:
>> The cool factor is nice, but unfortunately it is unusable for me,
>> since I can't seem to turn off the ANSI / ASCII colours. I need
>> a pure text mode, or colours that are readable.
>> If I have to cut and paste the text into a vi terminal just to read it,
>> that's not quite user-friendly. :-)
>> Nice idea, though. :-)
>> - Chris
>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 04:38:49AM +0000, Rob Adlers wrote:
>>> Hey folks,
>>> Just thought I'd share with everyone that we now have a BBS for the lab!
>>> Retro for sure, but we'll be building up capabilities for it including some online games.
>>> Login using telnet: 126.96.36.199
>>> Ben recommends MTelnet as a telnet client. With Windows XP, you can also use telnet.exe at the DOS prompt.
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