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In the USA, analog landlines are going away in favor of Voice over IP (VOIP). But analog modems (and fax) don't work well over VOIP, depending on the voice codec. You'll want to choose a non-compressing codec such as ITU G.711, or ITU V.150.1 (also know as V.MOIP), and configure that in your VOIP ATA, depending on what your VOIP provider supports. For fax, ...


This won't be the last one, but for Mozilla Firefox, the last version supporting Windows 98 (without hacks) was Firefox, released on December 18, 2008, support for98/Me was removed on Firefox 3.


I've used sslstrip for this before. The program itself works well but some sites were giving me problems: Some of them redirect you to https:// when clicking a link, so you have to edit the URL sometimes Some pages made my Netscape 4.0 on Windows 3.1 crash


There are many and you can always create your own. The BBS Corner has a number of links to some that are running and links to software. It is true that many old BBSs still (sort of) running are now accessible via the Internet, even if by Telnet. But there are die-hard devotees out there running boards that are accessed by dial-up.


There are still a lot of retro-BBS out there, accessible via dial-up or telnet (or both). telnetbbsguide has a list. Typically they will work with retro computers (they are often made for that), but you will have to figure out either if you can connect up your retro computer to something (e.g. a RaspPi) somehow (e.g via serial) that can forward that ...


It turned out that configuring my own forward HTTP proxy was actually really simple! Here's how I did it. First, I placed the following nginx configuration file in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/: server { listen 81; location / { resolver; proxy_http_version 1.1; proxy_pass https://$host$request_uri; } } Then, on the Window 95 machine, ...


You can use the Web rendereing proxy, displaying modern web pages inside a GIF and imagemap. It works well, though Google Captcha often thinks (rightfully) that it is not a human controlling the web browser and won't let you through. Alternately (and more useful for other activities than web browsing), you can try VNC connection. Although you probably have ...

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