Re: norton commander
On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 07:27:17PM +0000, steef wrote:
> a long time ago, in 1993, i had a 386 box with dos, wp51 and the norton
> commander. with the norton commander i could talk to a person behind
> the key-board of another computer and send my workfiles (made with
> wp5.1, that marvellous editing program). the 386 is dismantled. the hd
> of 150 mb is still completely loaded in my possession.
> i suppose the midnight commander was directly derived from the norton
> commander. or not ?? if yes: where can i find more info on this
> development?. just out of curiosity.
AFAIK, Norton Commander was the inspiration for mc. Note that I haven't
seen a function for talking to another person. However, this is Unix.
How did your computer connect with the other? If via a modem or serial
line, then you want minicom in Debian. You can sit an chat with someone
and send and receive files all from within minicom.