Some of us lab rats are still playing with our old toys.
I have an idea about posting
some old (35 yrs or so) PC stuff...
Speaking of 35 years or so ago...
I thought it was a trick!
Heindsight really is 20/20 ! ! !
Take my word for it... It Is.
I might just start serving this
front page from an old "souped-up"
Commodore, or CoCo, or something...
Two original GigDig servers..
Retired, but still operational!
Want to play Wolfenstein 3D on Windows 10 / Linux ?
I think these patches support Spear of Destany as well ;)
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 for additional instruction.
Also linking this (the developer's) page [Chaos-Software] for convenience.
You will need your original Wolfenstein 3D game files for these to work.
Bill Of Rights
Looking to make the change (from WinDoze) ??
Damn Small Linux is a very versatile 50MB mini desktop oriented Linux distribution.
Well here's a couple of distros to get you started!
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 desktop?
need a free usenet provider?
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.
A short list of Wild Eatables
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.
"A man is not truely free unless he has his own website."
Here's a small sampling of our hosted domains:
= site is up
= site is down
= site redirects
jd.blazingbox.com JD's blog
BillySexton.com True survival stories, tips, and advice.
Jim Lyons Home of folksinger and songwriter Jim Lyons.
www.SlowHosting.com Really slow hosting! not really ...lol :)
www.crazymanjd.com a mishmash of different things.
Blazingbox comes in two flavors... www.blazingbox.com or blazingbox.com, both have their own unique content.
...others will be listed as the curiators ask me to link them...
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!
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