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How would you hide the IP address of an SSH/telnet server?

I'm setting up a BBS on a Raspberry Pi. The application answers ssh on port 22 and telnet on port 23. Now I'm thinking about how to make it public without advertising my home IP address. Cloudflare ...
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Use a Dos DOOR with dosemu on a headless server

I'm trying to setup a BBS with DOS DOOR games using doesemu on fedora20. So far: -the bbs is running just fine -the dos doors run fine -the bbs is able to open a dos door with dosemu (if the ...
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Is there anywhere online that has an archive of BBS messages, and specifically the IBM BBS around the date cited? [closed]

When I was 15 years old, on 12/11/96 at 7:06PM, I posted the following on an IBM Bulletin board system (BBS): Dear IBM Operator... I wanted to know if you could give me the phone numbers to three ...
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WinUAE telnet from serial.device

I want to "call" a telnet BBS from my NComm running on WinUAE. Have someone achieved this and if so - how ?
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good utility for viewing ANSI animations?

I've got a bunch of ANSI animations left over from my BBS days that were designed to animate correctly over 2400baud. Does anyone know of a good windows utility that would let me view these while ...
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What you'd need to setup BBS?

What I need to setup BBS nowadays? I'm thinking of BBBS or PCBoard (no telnet! too new technology). What I've thinked so far, I'd need: virtual machine which runs DOS and hook that virtual COM-port ...