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bboard, castor and finger

bboard:bboard [-nps] [-r n]9p contrib directory
castor:castor [address]

9p bboard acme example

  cpu% acme
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol⇐ With mouse button 2 click menu text New
[blank]
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look
[panel]
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look bboard⇐ Type the text bboard after the text Look
[panel]
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look bboard⇐ With mouse button 1 highlight text bboard,
mouse button 2 click the highlighted text
[panel]

OR

Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look bboard⇐ With mouse button 2 highlight text bboard,
then release mouse button 2
[panel]

OR

  cpu% acme
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol⇐ With mouse button 2 click menu text New
[blank]
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look
bboard⇐ Type the text bboard
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look
bboard⇐ With mouse button 1 highlight text bboard,
mouse button 2 click the highlighted text
bboard⇐ With mouse button 2 highlight text bboard,
then release mouse button 2

bboard post example

bboard:bboard [-nps] [-r n]9p contrib directory
  cpu% bboard
  usage: bboard [-nps] [-r n]
  
  bboard -p post a news article
  bboard -n read all new posts since last read
  bboard -r n read a particular post
  bboard -s print a list of subjects
x'bboard -p' from the rio rc prompt, only.
xA 'bboard -p' will not work within acme with win, or a prompt within acme.
  cpu% bboard -p
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
/tmp/2021-09-29T05:56:09+00:00 Del Snarf : Look
Subject:⇐ Type the bboard subject here.
[blank]⇐ Press the Enter key once, to advance one line.
[The body of the new bboard message belongs here.]⇐ Type the body of the new bboard message here. Put to post the bboard message, then Del and Exit to quit.
[blank]⇐ Hint, add another [blank] line after the text, before the Put, Del and Exit is completed.

bboard read example

  cpu% bboard -r 13
  cpu% bboard -r 5|page

castor

castor:castor [address]- A Gemini browser for Plan 9
9p.sdf.org gemini index file location
/usr/$user/html/index.gem

9p castor example

  cpu% castor gemini://sdf.org
castor menu
back
forward
search⇐ Enter the text mkgopher, after selecting search with a mouse button 2 press.
bookmarks
add bookmark
exit

finger

finger:toe - A very basic finger client for plan9/9front.
  cpu% touch $home/lib/finger
  cpu% echo '$user is a Plan 9 Boot Camper.' >$home/lib/finger
  cpu% finger $user@9p
xUp to 100 lines can be served from it.
$home/lib/finger example
== finger section
$user is a Plan 9 Boot Camper.
 
=== microblog section
$user setup camp at 9p.sdf.org while using castor.

gemnine

gemnine:gemnine [-w] [URL]- Gemini browser for Plan 9

9p gemnine acme example

  cpu% acme
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol⇐ With mouse button 2 click menu text New
[blank]
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look
gemnine gemini://sdf.org⇐ Type the text gemnine gemini://sdf.org
Newcol Kill Putall Dump Exit
New Cut Paste Snarf Sort Zerox Delcol
Del Snarf | Look
gemnine gemini://sdf.org⇐ With mouse button 1 highlight text gemnine gemini://sdf.org,
mouse button 2 click the highlighted text
gemnine gemini://sdf.org⇐ With mouse button 2 highlight text gemnine gemini://sdf.org,
then release mouse button 2

gopher

  cpu% gopher gopher://sdf.org
gopher menu
search
bookmarks
add bookmark⇐ Enter a name or phrase, after selecting add bookmark with a mouse button 2 press.
exit
vps_-_plan9front_-_bboard_and_castor.txt · Last modified: 2022/07/03 07:12 by hc9