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The Telnet BBS Guide is the largest active listing of Dial-Up and Telnet accessable Bulletin Board Systems on the Internet! We list a total of 329 BBS and related systems with brief and detailed descriptions and a downloadable text-version listing suitable for listing on your BBS or for as a download for others to view and use.
Telnet BBS Alphabetical BBS Listings - Brief Descriptions
Listing of 329 BBS systems, sorted by BBS name. Each listing displays the BBS name, Telnet address, Location, BBS software, BBS theme, number of nodes and if it is a pay BBS or not.
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Telnet BBS Alphabetical BBS Listings - Detailed Descriptions
The Detailed Descriptions list all the data of the Brief descriptions above, plus a descriptive narrative about each BBS system.
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A quick listing of all Telnet BBS systems at the Telnet BBS Guide, all on one page.
New Telnet BBS Systems in the last 30 days
Listings of the latest Telnet BBS systems to be added to our database in the last 30 days.
Click here - Brief Descriptions
Click Here - Detailed Descriptions
The Telnet BBS Guide offers a downloadable text version of the BBS list. This list includes both Telnet BBS listings as well as US/Canada Dial-up BBS listings. The list comes in two formats:
Distribution List - This is the "official" Telnet BBS Guide, updated monthly. This list is intended for distriubtion to other websites and BBS systems.
Real-Time List - This is an unofficial list which reflects additions and deletions over the course of the month. This list is NOT intended to be distributed to other websites or BBS systems, only for personal use.
The downloadable files include both brief and detailed BBS listings, and a copy of mTelnet, a free easy to use Telnet client to access Telnet BBS systems. (This file is a ZIP compressed file. If you are unfamiliar with ZIP files, download a copy of Winzip or PKZip.)
If you are a Telnet BBS Sysop and wish to have your BBS added, please use our free easy-to-use form and we'll add to our next list.
If you wish to have a copy of the text version of the Telnet BBS Guide sent to your E-mail mailbox automatically at the beginning of each month, subscribe to our Yahoo Groups distribution list to have a copy sent to you when it becomes available. (Note - this is only for distribution purposes and is NOT a discussion list!)
If you have never used Telnet, or have used a BBS system (or both), here is all the information you'll need to get started to use BBS systems on the Internet!
Some BBS systems are now using secure shell (SSH) in order to provide security to a telnet connection. These BBS systems operate the same way as other Telnet BBS systems, but require a special SSH client in order to access them.
If you are a BBS sysop (or want to be one) and want to set up a Telnet BBS, here is all the information you'll need to start one of your own.
Other Important Information & Links of Interest
Click here - Telnet BBS Frequently Asked Questions (for Sysops)
Click here - General BBS User Frequently Asked Questions
Click here - About us and the Telnet BBS Guide
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