Accessing the Service
There are several ways to read and post to discussions on Noise
- The most frequently used is to run the "telnet" program to host
nlzero.com. You can either type "nlz" at the login prompt or just
type your userid. (See Joining if you
don't already have one.) We have a telnet java applet here that will take you in if you
prefer not to run one directly on your system.
- If you prefer and have the required software, you can use the
secure shell protocol (ssh) to the same host address. You
must enter "nlz" at the login prompt when coming in by
- If you are a net News user, you might want to try our News
interface; just add nlzero.com to your newsreader's newshost
list. You will have to authenticate with your userid and password
to retrieve listings or messages. Be sure to join
system_news.bulletins_old to make sure that you see
noticesand remember to check in by telnet periodically; our mail
system is not available by POP or IMAP.
- There are several off line reader programs available; ask in
the conference associated with your favorite operating system for
recommendations. If you run one of the Microsoft Windows®
systems a popular choice is Galahad
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