Meanwhile some of us lab rats are still playing with our old toys...
Nov 28, 2021:The FSP daemon
is still running on port 21.
Windows users can get a FSP client by clicking here!
Nov 27, 2021:
It's time to refresh and revamp the site.
Changes won't be too drastic. but things will be
.......... a little different.
Welcome to the year 2022:
I'm still working on doing the things.
More updates coming!
I believe in an ad-free internet the same as anyone
else from my generation, but bills have to be paid.
So I have elected to place a few banner ads on this
home page for a while.
The current date & time is:
Saturday, May 21, 2022
The computer blip that's worth thousands
- Here's a little list of Bitcoin Faucets that you can use somewhat pseudoanonymously.
yes, some are (still) giving it away... if only in micro "bit dust" amounts (satoshi).
World Wide Web Directories:
The WWW Virtual Library
Looking for the perfect Windows XP web browser?
Mypal is a current and maintained browser for Windows XP.
Want to play Wolfenstein 3D on Windows 10 / Linux ?
I think these patches support Spear of Destiny as too ;)
I've tested a couple things that work even better than DosBox!
ECWolf for Windows allows you to play Wolf3D on Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows XP.
Due to lack of a test machine I can't verify it to work on Windows 8 (but others say it does...).
Linux users will need to get Wolf4SDL in order to play Wolfenstein 3D natively.
apt get usually works nicely for most distros ~ link is only for additional instruction.
Also linking this archive (of the developer's) page [Chaos-Software] for reference.
You will need your original Wolfenstein 3D game files for these to work.
Looking to make the change (from WinDoze) ??
ReactOS has the look and feel of XP, 98 and 95...
Well here's a couple of distros to get you started!
It's still under development and can handle software written for MS-DOS and Windows.
Still in ALPHA DEV stages, but you may want to take it for a test drive.
Zorin OS is a Linux based alternative to Windows and macOS designed to make your computer faster, more powerful, secure, and privacy-respecting.
Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.
Install Damn Small Linux to a Flash Drive in Windows
Top Ten Reasons For Learning Damn Small Linux *Internet Archive - Snapshot!.
antiX is a fast, lightweight and easy to install linux live CD distribution based on Debian Stable for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems.
Ubuntu is a complete desktop Linux operating system, freely available with both community and professional support.
Get Ubuntu Ubuntu is completely free to download, use and share.
I will undoubtedly have more Linux links to share with you over the next few months.
As for me... it will probably be a while before I settle with any particular Linux flavor
since i like different things about all of the versions that I've tried so far.
Perhaps you'd like to try running Android on your old desktop PC?
I found a small collection of android for PC links over at gekoandfly.com (check 'em out)
Check out these handy browser tools...
The NoScript extension provides extra protection for Firefox, Seamonkey and
and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (e.g. your online bank).
Facebook Disconnect blocks all traffic from third-party sites to Facebook servers but still lets you access Facebook itself.
sunbtc.space btc faucet
FSP stands for File Service Protocol
www.720k.net is archiving FSP client and server software for Windows platforms.
The software is tested on different versions of Windows and the results posted.
They even offer a small list of FSP accessable sites.
UPX is a free, portable, extendable, high-performance executable packer for several executable formats.
You can find a motherload of useful utilities at tinyapps.org... linking if only for my own use!
Speaking of motherloads... Here's a working mirror of simtel.net (ftp) ...loads of stuff that you either thought was extinct or never knew existed.
come to think of it... a simtelnet mirror might make for a good addition to this site... if only we had more bandwidth/speed...
Here's is a handy reference page
loaded with all kinds of information:
Bookmarking for my personal reference.
If you have read this far you may want to take a look at my humble little personal website:
Portal.GigDig.com It's actually hosted over at freeservers ... ( somehow! )
Simply the result of some DNS tinkering I tried back in 2003.
Haven't been able to successfully point another subdomain there since!
GigDig User Account Terms Of Service
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0.00027298 BTC ($10.00 USD) ?
Translation went buggy on one digit mutiples,
any donation would be greatly appreciated.
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