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This is the regularly posted list of archive servers that contain files related in any way to Acorn computers, i.e. the Atom, BBC, Electron, Archimedes, R-series, PocketBook, Risc PC and maybe some even rarer types of machines. Mainly it's about the Archimedes and Risc PC, though. Often, the term "Archimedes" is used to mean all Acorn 32-bit machines, including the Risc PC. This list is maintained by Gerben Vos <gerben@cs.vu.nl>, and co-edited by Peter Naulls <pnaulls@wave.co.nz>. Please mail any updates or remarks to Gerben Vos. Thanks to all people who have sent helpful information; this list wouldn't have been what it is without your help. Other periodic informational postings in the Acorn newsgroups are: - Comp.Sys.Acorn FAQ List Posting (twice a month) by Philip Banks <banksie@khantazi.wn.planet.gen.nz>, - comp.sys.acorn.networking Frequently Asked Questions (monthly) by Phil Blundell <Philip.Blundell@pobox.com> - Listing of Acorn-related Mailing-Lists (monthly) by Maurice Hendrix <devnull@worldaccess.nl>, and - Monthly comp.{binaries,sources}.acorn FAQ by Julian Wright <moderator@bridge.wn.planet.gen.nz>. Please use an up-to-date copy of this list! You can get one at the archive site rtfm.mit.edu (18.181.0.24) as /pub/usenet/news.answers/acorn/archives . Especially retrieve an up-to-date copy if you're reading this on CD-ROM or another non-volatile medium. There's also a mail server on that machine: if you send an email message to mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu containing, without the quotes, the text "send pub/usenet/news.answers/acorn/archives" in the message body, you'll get the latest version mailed back to you. This list is also available on the World Wide Web as a text file at http://www.cs.vu.nl/%7Egerben/acorn/acorn-archives.txt , or as nicely formatted HTML at http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~pnaulls/acorn-archives/ . General information about FTP and ftpmail services can be found in "Anonymous FTP: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) List" by Perry Rovers, available in all FAQ archives as ftp-list/faq . This article lists the name of every interesting archive we know of, as well as the type of files it contains, its numeric address if applicable, and the email address of the maintainer, if known. Below that follows a list of the directories to look for with a short description of their contents. Below the main list are two sections which list the Acorn WWW sites and tell you how to use Internet ftp by e-mail (using the ftpmail service). When requesting files from servers, always try to use a server that is as near as possible to you. And keep in mind that the people running these things are doing you a favour, so please don't abuse their services. Changes since some arbitrary time in the past (most recent ones first): - Added acorn-pd.wn.planet.gen.nz . - Sounds Riscy moved. - Demon's IP address has changed. - FreeNet moved from the University of Southampton to Barnet College. - Updated the location of the WWW version of this list. Copyright (c) 1997 Gerben Vos and Peter Naulls. Distribution via non-permanent electronic media, as well as any kind of distribution for non-commercial purposes is unlimited and encouraged, but you may only distribute the entire unedited article, including the editorial text. Otherwise, contact the maintainer. The maintainers and editors of this list reserve the right to be wrong, incorrect, slow, out of date and generally how they please with this archive list. What this [ABT]? stuff means: A=Archimedes/Risc PC, B=BBC/Electron/Master, T=Text documents. Small letters mean: relevant to that machine, but doesn't run on it. FTP SERVERS: ============ For the meaning of [ABT]?, see above. University of Waikato (New Zealand) Type: [A..] IP: [130.217.244.53] Maint: <pnaulls@wave.co.nz> ftp://acorn.cs.waikato.ac.nz/ Sather Sather for RISC OS Primary site for the RISC OS version of Sather, an object-oriented language developed at ICSI. The Sather for RISC OS homepage is at http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/~pnaulls/sather/. Acorn PD archive (New Zealand) Type: [A??] IP: [202.37.22.2] Maint: <banksie@khantazi.wn.planet.gen.nz> ftp://acorn-pd.wn.planet.gen.nz/ Only for users in New Zealand. ACTRIX (New Zealand) Type: [...] IP: [-] Maint: <banksie@khantazi.wn.planet.gen.nz> ftp://actrix.gen.nz/ Down. There is a new New Zealand site at ftp://acorn-pd.wn.planet.gen.nz/ . Arcade BBS (England) Type: [A..] IP: [158.152.17.41] Maint: <david@arcade.demon.co.uk> ftp://arcade.demon.co.uk/ / Arcade's 800MB file base. Only during the weekends, also WWW and Telnet service. The rest of the week, look at http://www.arcade.demon.co.uk/ . Australian Archie server Type: [A..] IP: [139.130.23.2] Maint: <?> ftp://archie.au/micros/archimedes/ demon Mirror of ftp.demon.co.uk:/pub/archimedes hensa Mirror of micros.hensa.ac.uk:/micros/arch The HENSA mirror is only partial at the moment, but please use it. Heriot-Watt University (Scotland) Type: [A..] IP: [137.195.32.20] Maint: <C.A.Johnson@hw.ac.uk> ftp://avogadro.che.hw.ac.uk/incoming/ Upload directory ftp://avogadro.che.hw.ac.uk/pub/ Chemistry Chemistry and physics Graphing Graphing and charting New New scientific software SciDiscs Miscellaneous scientific software Also via http://avogadro.che.hw.ac.uk/%7Esoft/ , which includes descriptions and program documentation. Bristol University (England) Type: [.bT] IP: [137.222.132.60] Maint: <ee2015@bristol.ac.uk> ftp://blue.bad.bris.ac.uk/pub/bbc/ bin BeebEm (Unix/X) and MacBeebEm emulators fdc Guide to reading BBC disks on a PC info Technical data mail bbc-emu mailing list archive Acorn New Zealand Type: [A.T] IP: [202.36.74.68] Maint: <customer.services@acorn.co.uk> ftp://ftp.acorn.co.nz/pub/ Mirror of ftp.acorn.co.uk ftp://ftp.acorn.co.nz/pub/NZ/ Acorn NZ specific files (price list etc.) Acorn Computers (England) Type: [A.T] IP: [136.170.129.1] Maint: <customer.services@acorn.co.uk> ftp://ftp.acorn.co.uk/incoming/ Upload directory ftp://ftp.acorn.co.uk/pub/ documents Application notes, lots of other info documents/ARM ARM datasheets documents/circuits Circuit diagrams documents/products Acorn and 3rd party product info gnome Updated fonts for Gnome's !X riscos Archimedes software and patches riscos/thirdparty Third party stuff riscix RISC iX software Mirrored at ftp.acorn.co.nz, ftp.gag.de and ftp.uni-stuttgart.de . Web browser users should use http://www.acorn.co.uk/ftp/ instead. Carnegie-Mellon University (USA) Type: [A..] IP: [128.2.232.154] Maint: <jgm+@cmu.edu> ftp://ftp.andrew.cmu.edu/pub/mpack/ mpack MIME reader/writer ANT Enterprises (England) Type: [A..] IP: [194.70.44.95] Maint: <nas@ant.co.uk> ftp://ftp.ant.co.uk/pub/ Product info ftp://ftp.ant.co.uk/aleph1/ Support software for Risc PC x86 cards 3rdparty Some free PC card related software ftp://ftp.ant.co.uk/atomwide/ A map of Atomwide's location Argonet (England) Type: [A.T] IP: [194.131.104.13] Maint: <support@argonet.co.uk> ftp://ftp.argonet.co.uk/pub/Acorn/ Argo Internet, Argonet, Voyager Eclipse Eclipse games cheats, demos and patches Info Internet information PD Unarchiving software PD/ArgoRelated Argonet-related software PD/Comms Comms and en/decoding software PD/Desktop Desktop utilities PD/Editors Editors PD/Filer Filer and compression utilities PD/Fonts Fonts, including TrueType-converted ones PD/Games Game demos and cheats PD/Graphics Graphics (MPEG, raytrace, GIF, JPEG, ...) PD/Info Interesting text files PD/Programming Programming aids PD/Sillies Silly stuff PD/Sound Sound utilities PD/Text Text files, jokes PD/Utilities System utilities PD/WWW WWW and HTML software StrongARM StrongARM software and information VTi VTi demos Barnet College (England) Type: [A..] IP: [194.82.202.98] Maint: <joseph@ping.demon.co.uk> ftp://ftp.barnet.ac.uk/pub/Acorn/ freenet Freenet freetime FreeTime lineeditor Line Editor newshound NewsHound sftp Simple command line FTP program talker Talker/MUD client utilities Miscellaneous utilities The main site for LineEditor, NewsHound, sFTP, and FreeTime. For Freenet, preferably use http://www.dsse.ecs.soton.ac.uk:8080/ftp/ or http://strachey.ecs.soton.ac.uk:8080/ftp/ . Those services will move soon to barnet.ac.uk as well. BOGUS Network Communications (?) Type: [A..] IP: [193.214.208.178] Maint: <torh@bogus.net> ftp://ftp.bogus.net/pub/acorn/riscos/comms/ !WarDial FTP site for demo groups and coders, and other freeware, PD and shareware University of Cambridge (England) Type: [a..] IP: [128.232.0.56] Maint: <armgnu@armltd.co.uk> ftp://ftp.cl.cam.ac.uk/arm/gnu/ GNU tool chain for the ARM Oxford University (England) Type: [A.T] IP: [163.1.27.2] Maint: <Robin.Watts@comlab.ox.ac.uk> ftp://ftp.comlab.ox.ac.uk/tmp/Robin.Watts/ Archimedes software ARMinstrs Documentation on the ARM processor Incoming Upload directory TeX Ready-made ArmTeX distribution The documentation is also available via http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/oucl/users/robin.watts/ . University of Manchester (England) Type: [Ab.] IP: [192.84.78.1] Maint: <nige@compsoc.man.ac.uk> ftp://ftp.compsoc.man.ac.uk/pub/acorn/ ARMLinux Patches for Arm Linux compress Archiving tools demos Demos docs Acorn text files emulation Speccy emulator games Games graphics Graphics conversion tools and viewers incoming Upload directory movie Movie players for all major file formats sound Sample/soundtracker players and converters ftp://ftp.compsoc.man.ac.uk/pub/beebem/ BeebEm for Unix and MS-Windows University of Arizona (USA) Type: [A..] IP: [192.12.69.5] Maint: <icon-project@cs.arizona.edu> ftp://ftp.cs.arizona.edu/icon/packages/acorn/ The Icon programming language Chalmers tekniska ho"gskola (Sweden) Type: [A..] IP: [129.16.237.13] Maint: <rojemo@cs.chalmers.se> ftp://ftp.cs.chalmers.se/pub/users/rojemo/riscos/ MPEG, !AS, Haskell Acorn Cybervillage (Scotland) Type: [A..] IP: [?] Maint: <stuart@quantumsoft.co.uk> ftp://ftp.cybervillage.co.uk/pub/acorn/ clipart Assorted clip art for !Draw fonts Fonts fun ? graphics Graphic utilities info ? patches OS patches sound Sound programs termiteutils Utilities for Termite useful Miscellaneous utilities utils Utilities University of Edinburgh (Scotland) Type: [.BT] IP: [129.215.160.5] Maint: <ajcd@dcs.ed.ac.uk> ftp://ftp.dcs.ed.ac.uk/pub/ajcd/BBC/ Some BBC programs and documents Contains programs by the maintainer, Angus Duggan. Demon Internet (England) Type: [A..] IP: [194.159.255.135] Maint: <uploads@arcturus.demon.co.uk> ftp://ftp.demon.co.uk/pub/antivirus/archimedes/ /pub/antivirus/archimedes Antivirus information ftp://ftp.demon.co.uk/pub/archimedes/ . Dialup IP, PGP and Usenet software RiscOS2 Older software (slightly misnamed) acorn-files Acorn network-related notes and modules acorn-starter-pak Networking starter package astronomy The universe and everything that's in it blockdrivers Block drivers developers Stuff still in development diallers Diallers dtp Desktop publishing utilities editors Text editors emulators Emulators running on the Archimedes enhance Desktop and system enhancement utilities freenet FreeNet freenet-starter-pak FreeNet starter package games Various games and diversions gnu Ported GNU stuff, GCC graphics Graphics programs, JPEG, POVray, drawplus hamradio Software for radio hams incoming Upload directory languages Computer languages music Music files and programs old_versions Older versions of some software silly Desktop sillies sound Sound programs utils Miscellaneous useful programs www World Wide Web browsers ftp://ftp.demon.co.uk/pub/mirrors/hensa/micros/arch/ Mirror of HENSA The primary site for !TCPIP, and probably some other networking programs. There is a mirror for Australian users at archie.au , and another mirror at ftp.uni-stuttgart.de . The maintainer has made a nice index with descriptions available at http://www.arcturus.demon.co.uk/ftp/ . Imperial College (England) Type: [A..] IP: [193.63.255.1] Maint: (wizards@doc.ic.ac.uk, ftp://ftp.doc.ic.ac.uk/packages/psion/icdoc/ Programs that should run on the PocketBook ftp://ftp.doc.ic.ac.uk/computing/document/formatting/tex/uk-tex/systems/acorn/ ArmTeX 3.14 ftp://ftp.doc.ic.ac.uk/Mirrors/ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/pub/systems/acorn/ Mirror of Stuttgart ftp://ftp.doc.ic.ac.uk/Mirrors/micros.hensa.ac.uk/micros/arch/riscos/ Mirror of HENSA University of Southampton (England) Type: [A..] IP: [152.78.64.10] Maint: <rmk92@ecs.soton.ac.uk> ftp://ftp.ecs.soton.ac.uk/pub/armlinux/ ARM Linux Frontier (?) Type: [...] IP: [204.168.13.10] Maint: <frac@frontiernet.net> ftp://ftp.frontiernet.net/pub/psion/ Software for the Acorn Pocketbook German Archimedes Group Type: [A.T] IP: [193.98.9.6] Maint: <ftp@gag.de> ftp://ftp.gag.de/pub/gag/ incoming Upload directory mirror/acorn Mirror of ftp.acorn.co.uk pub/info GAG information pub/utils A few utilities Institut Jozef Stefan (Slovenia) Type: [A..] IP: [193.2.4.252] Maint: <Andrej.Bauer@ijs.si> ftp://ftp.ijs.si/pub/zx/emulators/ Downgrade your Archimedes to a ZX! Odense Universitet (Denmark) Type: [A..] IP: [130.225.128.14] Maint: <jho@imada.ou.dk> ftp://ftp.imada.ou.dk/pub/progs/acorn/ Archimedes software, mainly from Denmark Technische Universitaet Dresden (Germany) Type: [A.T] IP: [141.76.1.11] Maint: <Matthias_Paschke@irz.inf.tu-dresden.de> ftp://ftp.inf.tu-dresden.de/pub/acorn/ demo Some demos games Some games and demos of games gfx Graphics viewers and other programs gfx/ANIMATIONS MPEG, Replay and Replay film "Startrek" gfx/Raytracing Raytracing software lang Programming languages lang/gcc gcc installation mags Computer magazines: GAGnews and Hardliner maths Mathematical programs and libraries misc Miscellaneous sound Soundplayers tex ArmTeX 3.14 utils Some utilities and fonts Mantis Consultants (England) Type: [A..] IP: [195.152.134.2] Maint: <olly@mantis.co.uk> ftp://ftp.mantis.co.uk/pub/users/olly/ Software by Olly Betts There is a limit of two anonymous logins between 6 and 18h on weekdays, and ten at other times. Universitaet Ulm (Germany) Type: [A..] IP: [134.60.66.21] Maint: <borchert@mathematik.uni-ulm.de> ftp://ftp.mathematik.uni-ulm.de/pub/soft/minix/ ARM-Minix XXX Check! Type: [A..] IP: [134.226.81.10] Maint: <chughes@maths.tcd.ie> ftp://ftp.maths.tcd.ie/pub/acorn/ Archimedes software ftp://ftp.maths.tcd.ie/pub/incoming/acorn/ Upload directory This is a small site, with a slow connection and not much space, so it can't cope with too much. At the moment it just has stuff by Conrad and Merlin Hughes in it; it's easier for them to distribute that way. MISA (Russia) Type: [.B.] IP: [147.45.16.6, Maint: 193.233.18.1] ftp://ftp.misa.ac.ru/pub/BBC/ A few programs for the IBM-PC BBC emulator University of Cambridge (England) Type: [.B.] IP: [131.111.85.23] Maint: <jkb@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk> ftp://ftp.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/pub/jkb/beeb/ Some BBC utilities Norges teknisk-naturvitenskaplige universitet (Norway) Type: [AB.] IP: [129.241.163.239] Maint: <ftp@nvg.unit.no> ftp://ftp.nvg.unit.no/pub/bbc/ (subtree maintained by <rsc@vingmed.no>) disk Disk images for emulators efs EFS disk images for emulators? img BBC pictures pic BBC screen dumps rom BBC ROMs util Utilities ftp://ftp.nvg.unit.no/pub/sinclair/utils/arm/ Another chance for ZX nostalgia... ftp://ftp.nvg.unit.no/incoming/ Upload directory See also the web pages at http://www.nvg.unit.no/bbc . University of York (England) Type: [.B.] IP: [144.32.136.81] Maint: <Ian.Stephenson@insignia.co.uk> ftp://ftp.ohm.york.ac.uk/pub/BBC/ 32016 32016 2nd processor utilities C-compiler C compiler Submissions Upload directory ajcd Copy of files at ftp.dcs.ed.ac.uk archiver Archiver (there are more in Submissions) This is the archive of the BBC mailing list, bbc-micro@oit.co.uk . Oxford Information Technology (England) Type: [.B.] IP: [194.72.154.2] Maint: <james@OiT.co.uk> ftp://ftp.oit.co.uk/pub/Micros/BBC/ Docs Acorn application notes Emulators BBC Emulators Misc DOSFS University of Surrey (England) Type: [A..] IP: [131.227.115.98] Maint: <s.singer@ph.surrey.ac.uk> ftp://ftp.ph.surrey.ac.uk/pub/incoming/singer/ The game Bloxed Norges teknisk-naturvitenskaplige universitet (Norway) Type: [A.T] IP: [129.241.36.200] Maint: (dhmyrdal@pvv.unit.no, ftp://ftp.pvv.unit.no/incoming/arm/ Upload directory. ftp://ftp.pvv.unit.no/pub/arm/ Archimedes-Info Documentation and information Other_Sites Index files from various places ftp://ftp.pvv.unit.no/pub/arm/Programs/ !Fonts Several PD fonts DTop_silly Some silly applications for your desktop Demos A few demos for the Archimedes DeskLook Utilities to "improve" your desktop Editors Text editors and utilities Games A few games for you to enjoy Library Command-line utilities incl. GNU software LineGraphics Line/object-oriented graphics programs Math_Fracts Mathematical programs incl. fractals Misc Items not fit into any category yet ;-) Music Audio programs PixGraphics Pixel-oriented graphics programs PostScript PostScript(tm)-related utilities Programming Utilities to help with programming RUCP UUCP and news software Strong StrongHelp Utils Lots of other utilities ftp://ftp.pvv.unit.no/pub/arm/src/ Source code for a few programs The file /pub/arm/Index is notoriously outdated, but ls-lR,FFF and Archive-Index,FFF (contents of Sparkives) are automagically kept up to date. Read DOWNLOAD-INFO for more helpful hints. UK TeX Archive (England) Type: [A..] IP: [134.151.79.32] Maint: <?> ftp://ftp.tex.ac.uk/archive2/acorn/ ArMaTuReS (TeX), mirrored from Stuttgart Technische Universitaet Chemnitz-Zwickau (Germany) Type: [A..] IP: [134.109.132.51] Maint: <fischer@hrz.tu-chemnitz.de> ftp://ftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/tex/systems/acorn/riscos/ ArMaTuReS (TeX) and ArmTeX 3.14 edition/Standard ArmTeX 3.14 (also on other sites?) Universitaet Kaiserslautern (Germany) Type: [A..] IP: [131.246.9.95] Maint: <ftpadm@uni-kl.de> ftp://ftp.uni-kl.de/pub/acorn/ acorninfo Information from/about Acorn applications Complete packages communication Networking etc. demos Demos desktop Desktop tools disk Disk tools editor Text editors education Educational programs emulator Emulators of less advanced machines fun Funny programs games Games and cheats graphics Various sorts of graphics related things incoming Upload directory (see also upload-info) magazines Disk based magazines (mostly German) midi Midi tools misc Miscellaneous modules A collection of widely used modules packers Archivers programming Programming tools, languages riscpc Risc PC only programs science Simulations, maths etc. sound Sound utilities tex Guess what? tools Miscellaneous utilities upload-info Form for description of uploads viruskiller Virus killers and detectors Universitaet zu Koeln (Germany) Type: [A..] IP: [134.95.64.1] Maint: <acorn-ftp@ph-cip.uni-koeln.de> ftp://ftp.thp.uni-koeln.de/pub/acorn/ antivirus Anti-virus utilities archivers Archivers and decoders coredump The Coredump electronic magazine database Database programs desktoputils Desktop gadgets docs Documentation editors Editors fontutils Fonts & font utilities fsutils Disk utilities & filing systems games Games graphics Graphics, fractals and drawing programs incoming Upload directory lang Languages and libraries math Mathematical programs misc Miscellaneous netutils BBS, terminal, dialup IP and UUCP programs newstuff Miscellaneous newer programs ro3 RISC OS 3 utilities and programs simulation Simulation programs sound Sound utilities tex TeX distribution unixtools Ported Unix utilities Has a maximum login limit of 2 anonymous users. Mainly old stuff. Universitaet Stuttgart (Germany) Type: [ABT] IP: [129.69.18.15] Maint: <acorn@ftp.uni-stuttgart.de> ftp://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/incoming/acorn/ Upload directory ftp://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/pub/systems/acorn/ minix ARM-Minix riscix/unixtools/gnu/gdb gdb (Acorn diffs only) ftp://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/pub/systems/acorn/6502/ archivers Archivers beginner Programs to unpack files comm Communication programs lang Languages (Assembler and Small-C) ftp://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/pub/systems/acorn/riscos/ antivirus Virus killers archivers Some archivers beginner Some of the same and other archivers cad CAD programs? comm Communication packages and utilities comm/msdos-disk MS-DOS disk readers database Database programs demos Sound and graphics demos editors Editors emulator Emulators etc Miscellaneous fromUTS Contents of the old Manchester archive ftp.acorn.co.uk Mirror of ftp.acorn.co.uk:/pub/riscos ftp.demon.co.uk Mirror of ftp.demon.co.uk:/pub/archimedes fun Nonsense games Games graphics Graphics programs, clip art, fonts, etc. hardware Text files about hardware extensions lang Languages, libraries, debuggers magazines Disc magazines maths Mathematical programs newsoft New software, per month problems Programming problems & answers sound Sound tools unixtools Many ported Unix and GNU tools util Utilities and fonts util/sys System utilities ftp://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de/pub/tex/systems/acorn/riscos/ Armtex ArmTeX 3.141 oldtex ArMaTuReS (TeX), old version texadditions TeX-related files texupdate Updates to the old version Also runs an experimental FSP server. There is a mirror of /pub/systems/acorn on ftp.doc.ic.ac.uk . Some people may have problems accessing this site when using the Freenet stack. Steffen Huber <hubersn@trick.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de> has it working, however, and is willing to help you find the problem. Universitaet Hannover (Germany) Type: [A..] IP: [130.75.2.2] Maint: <gruen@rvs.uni-hannover.de> ftp://ftp.rrzn.uni-hannover.de/pub/tex/systems/acorn/ ArMaTuReS and ArmTeX, Stuttgart mirror The Tardis Project at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) Type: [A..] IP: [193.62.81.3] Maint: <?> ftp://ftp.tardis.ed.ac.uk/pub/computing/micros/arch/ 3D Editor UUNET Technologies (USA) Type: [A..] IP: [192.48.96.9] Maint: <> ftp://ftp.uu.net/pub/archiving/zip/RISCOS/ Info-ZIP release for RISC OS Not for users outside the US. Also available at jake.educom.com.au . ISnet (Iceland) Type: [A..] IP: [130.208.165.63] Maint: <archive-management@isgate.is> ftp://isgate.is/pub/Usenet/Usenet.bin/comp.binaries.acorn/ comp.binaries.acorn archives Armature BBS (Australia) XXX Check! Type: [A..] IP: [203.11.217.53] Maint: <riscman@armature.net.au> ftp://jake.educom.com.au/pub/infozip/acorn/ Info-ZIP release for RISC OS University of Bristol (England) Type: [A..] IP: [137.222.12.77] Maint: <John.P.Baker@bristol.ac.uk> ftp://jpb.cse.bris.ac.uk/ Credits, a movie database Australian National University Type: [A..] IP: [150.203.7.91] Maint: <michael@eccles.anu.edu.au> ftp://katz.anu.edu.au/pub/stereograms/acorn/ Mindimages, a stereogram program Columbia University (USA) Type: [AB.] IP: [128.59.39.2] Maint: <?> ftp://kermit.columbia.edu/kermit/ a Kermit for BBC+Z80 second processor c Kermit for BBC, Cambridge Workstation and Archimedes (under Arthur) Direct Connection (England) XXX Check! Type: [A..] IP: [129.13.115.2] Maint: <clisp@arcangel.dircon.co.uk> ftp://ma2s2.mathematik.uni-karlsruhe.de/pub/lisp/clisp/binaries/acorn/ CLISP, a Common Lisp compiler/interpreter ftp://ma2s2.mathematik.uni-karlsruhe.de/pub/lisp/clisp/ Lisp packages usable with CLISP This is the primary ftp site for the port of CLISP to Acorn ARM machines. Higher Education National Software Archive (England) Type: [AB.] IP: [194.80.32.51] Janet: [000010403000] Maint: <pdarch@micros.hensa.ac.uk> ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/incoming/arch-riscos/ Upload directory ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/kermit/ Kermit in subdirectories ac, ar, bbc, cp ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/micros/arch/riscos/ Archimedes and Risc PC programs ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/micros/arch/riscos/tools/ UUDecode, Arc, SparkPlug2 ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/micros/bbc/ 6502 programs Also accessible by gopher. Restricted access from outside the ac.uk domain, but there are mirrors on ftp.demon.co.uk, ftp.doc.ic.ac.uk and archie.au (the last one specifically for Australian users). Imperial College (England) Type: [A..] IP: [155.198.62.11] Maint: <s.k.stevens@ic.ac.uk> ftp://mortimer.cc.ic.ac.uk/pub/ BertyScreens DarkWood game screens preview RiscBSD RiscBSD, documentation and programs for it utils File split utility Prifysgol Cymru Aberystwyth (Wales) Type: [A..] IP: [144.124.112.71] Maint: <auj@aber.ac.uk> ftp://pcfcjb.dbs.aber.ac.uk/users/ftp/pub/arch/ gnu GNU utilities jpeg JPEG library and utilities libs EventLib misc Miscellaneous utilities pbm NetPBM graphics utilities plplot PLPlot rlab RLab unix Unix programs vim vim King's College London (England) Type: [A..] IP: [137.73.4.67;137.73.4.24;137.73.4.26] Maint: <?> ftp://ftp.ph.kcl.ac.uk/pub/acorn/ ftp://phlem.ph.kcl.ac.uk/pub/acorn/ ftp://phlim.ph.kcl.ac.uk/pub/acorn/ RiscBSD and Linux support FTP site RedIRIS (Spain) Type: [A..] IP: [130.206.1.2] Maint: <?> ftp://sun.rediris.es/software/sources/TeX/systems/acorn/ ArMaTuReS (TeX), mirrored from Stuttgart Oakland University (USA) Type: [A..] IP: [141.210.10.2] Maint: <swbaker@vela.acs.oakland.edu,Alex.McLintock@chadwyck.co.uk> ftp://vela.acs.oakland.edu/pub/galactic-guide/archimedes/ Project Galactic Guide for !StrongHelp PGG for !StrongHelp is not supported anymore. Better to use the HTML files with a web browser. MAIL SERVERS: ============= Format: [ABT]? email-address-of-server (email-address-of-maintainer) For the meaning of [ABT]?, see above. See also the section below on ftp-by-mail services. [..T] banksie@khantazi.wn.planet.gen.nz (banksie@khantazi.wn.planet.gen.nz) Section: FAQData The FAQ and Acorn machine list Section: Public Arc documentation and informational files Requests *must* have as subject "ServerMail" (case is important, omit the quotes), and the body should be of the form: Start: [Help:] Section: <section> Send: <filename> End: Using "Section: index", you can retrieve a list of all files in all sections. The command "Help:" will get you a help file. This server contains FAQ-like data which isn't asked frequently enough to post it regularly on the net. Note that this server is at the wrong end of a 2400 baud dialup connection, so frivolous requests for large files will not be appreciated. [...] info-server@newcastle.ac.uk () The Newcastle Info Service has been closed down. This entry remains in this list as a tribute to the first Acorn software archive on the net. [AB.] archive-server@micros.hensa.ac.uk (pdarch@micros.hensa.ac.uk) For directories, see under "ftp servers". Requests are of the form: send <filename> You can obtain a help file using the command "help", and you can subscribe to their newsletter about new software and updates with the command "subscribe arch-riscos John Smith" (use your own name). Access only from within the ac.uk domain. INTERACTIVE ACCESS: =================== Format: [ABT]? site-name (numeric-address) (email-address-of-maintainer) For the meaning of [ABT]?, see above. [A..] arcade.demon.co.uk (158.152.17.41) (david@arcade.demon.co.uk) The same as dialing in to Arcade BBS, during the weekend only. Also WWW and FTP access. On weekdays, see http://www.arcade.demon.co.uk/ . [AB.] micros.hensa.ac.uk (194.80.32.51, Janet 000010403000) (pdarch@micros.hensa.ac.uk) For directories, see under "ftp servers". [???] Compuserve There is a library containing Acorn files in the German PCPRO forum. Use "GO PCPRO" to get there. WORLD WIDE WEB: =============== There are a lot of WWW servers with Acorn-related stuff. If you want to know more about the World Wide Web, we refer you to "World Wide Web Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)", available in all FAQ archives as www/faq . http://acorn.educ.nottingham.ac.uk/ShellCent/PubList/#b Educational software (HTTP server runs *on* an Acorn machine!) http://aoife.indigo.ie/%7Egsoft/ G-Soft, information about their offerings http://arcade.demon.co.uk/ Arcade BBS, weekends only, also FTP and Telnet access http://delenn.ecs.soton.ac.uk/ HTTPD for RISC OS http://emrs.chm.bris.ac.uk/ARUG/ Acorn Risc User Group, North Bristol http://huizen.dds.nl/%7Eeverts/acorn.html Aconet information, BBCBBS http://irix.bris.ac.uk/%7Erb4420/piglet.html Piglet on-line magazine [down] http://login.eunet.no/%7Eguttorvi/strong.html Most recent version of StrongEd and StrongHelp http://micros.hensa.ac.uk/micros/arch.html WWW interface to the HENSA archive http://mphhpc.ph.man.ac.uk/%7Embcaprt/acorn2.html Some Archimedes software http://newton.ex.ac.uk/ug/godbolt/ Archimedes software by Matthew "The Moog" Godbolt http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Tower/ Acorn computer promotion http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/square/chriss/hchof/hchof.html Home Computer Hall of Fame http://rainbow.medberry.com/enigma/shareware.html Paul Vigay's shareware [A..] (pvigay@cix.compulink.co.uk) http://strachey.ecs.soton.ac.uk:8080/freenet/ FreeNet information http://sunacm.swan.ac.uk/%7Ehorza/acorn/acorn.html List of links, well organised by category [down] http://tss.ca/%7Ehans/3do/3do.html The 3DO page http://users.essex.ac.uk/users/gerph/ Gerph's home page, with his software [A..] (Gerph@essex.ac.uk) http://whirligig.ecs.soton.ac.uk/%7Ermk92/armlinux.html ARM Linux http://wn.planet.gen.nz/%7Ebanksie/Archives/FAQ/FaqHTML.html The FAQ List http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/acorn/ Archimedes software and interesting text files [A.T] (dbh@doc.ic.ac.uk) http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/?Acorn Acorn facts in the Free On-line Dictionary of Computing http://www.acorn.co.uk/ Acorn Computer Group plc., information and software updates http://www.aleph1.co.uk/com/aleph1/ Aleph One http://www.ant.co.uk/ ANT - Acorn Networking Specialists http://www.arcade.demon.co.uk/ Arcade BBS' website, see also http://arcade.demon.co.uk/ http://www.argonet.co.uk/business/wyddfa/ Wyddfa Software, educational software http://www.argonet.co.uk/users/backwater/ Backwater and the Nemesis Group of Acorn software companies http://www.aston.ac.uk/%7Elamcw/em_MBE.html MacBeebEm home page http://www.atomwide.co.uk/ Atomwide http://www.brad.ac.uk/%7Epjknight/home.html Archimedes software http://www.arm.com/ Advanced RISC Machines http://www.armclub.org.uk/ The ARM Club, information and software http://www.brunel.ac.uk:8080/%7Ema94bbw/Planet_multimedia/ Planet Multimedia http://www.bogus.net/avrd/ The Archimedes Virus Reference Document http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/acorn/top.html More answers to frequently asked questions http://www.cistron.nl/%7Ewouters/bbc/bbc-etc.html BBC B, emulators and classic videogames http://www.citynet.co.uk/users/mage/ Mage International software index http://www.cms.dmu.ac.uk/%7Eaug/articles/acm/acmtitle.html Archimedes Cheat Manual http://www.cms.dmu.ac.uk/%7Eaug/micros/arc/ Some Archimedes software http://java.cms.livjm.ac.uk/cmsdthom/ Archimedes software, programming tips and the Dave Conspiracy http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/oucl/users/robin.watts/ General information, Acorn/ARM documentation, Warm Silence Software http://www.cconcepts.co.uk/ Computer Concepts http://www.vicnet.net.au/%7Evicbug/ The Victorian BBC Users Group, Australia http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/%7Egriffitm/acorn/ Some Archimedes software, games reviews http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/%7Epartingr/acorn.html Some Archimedes software http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/amulet/ Asynchronous ARM research project, the Amulet Group http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/%7Epjg/RiscPC/ Risc PC information http://www.cs.utas.edu.au/css/cdj/Acorn/Intro.html What's an Acorn? And a patch for Eureka http://www.cs.vu.nl/%7Egerben/acorn/ This list http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/users/u1smt/ Documentation files about programming, some software [down, will move] http://www.cybervillage.co.uk/acorn/ Acorn Cybervillage http://www.cybervillage.co.uk/acorn/archive/ Archive magazine http://www.dcs.ed.ac.uk/%7Eaxc/MACHINE-ROOM/ Home Micro Data Base http://www.dcs.warwick.ac.uk/%7Ephid/Crisis/ Crisis Software http://www.doggysoft.co.uk/ DoggySoft, Termite Internet and games-cheating http://www.doggysoft.co.uk/gaming/ Acorn 32-bit Gaming page; up-to-date news, reviews and cheats http://www.dsse.ecs.soton.ac.uk/%7Esnb94r/arcweb.html Home page for ArcWeb - a WWW browser http://www.econym.demon.co.uk/ Reviews of PD games, miscellaneous software http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Societies/Acorn/ Acorn computer user WWW server - general information, rumours, links http://www.freebsd.org/%7Egpalmer/archbsd.html Project to port FreeBSD to the Risc PC and Archimedes http://www.gag.de/ German Archimedes Group and GAG-News http://www.geko.com.au/riscman/ Australian Acorn WWW Page http://www.globalserve.on.ca/%7Esibelius/ Sibelius http://www.gold.net/users/ej74/ Eesox, software and hardware for Acorn and IBM computers http://www.hep.phy.cam.ac.uk:8080/rison/cpc/cpc.html CPC, Amstrad emulator http://www.idg.co.uk/acornuser/index.htm Acorn User http://www.idt.unit.no/%7Erobert/bbc/bbc.html The BBC lives! http://www.inter.nl.net/users/J.Kortink/ Zeridajh Software (John Kortink) http://www.interpages.co.uk/acorn/ PC card info, links to FTP sites and the European mirror of the FAQ http://www.iota.co.uk/ Iota Software http://www.linc.ox.ac.uk/%7Eaug/ Oxford Acorn User Group http://www.lookup.com/Homepages/85035/ Stan's page, information about Acorn in French, some software http://www.mantis.co.uk/%7Eolly/rheolism.html Extra Rheolism home page http://www.datawave.demon.nl/ Acorn Spacecenter, Datawave, Acorn dealer/distributor http://www.octosys.co.uk/ Octopus Systems, Acorn dealer and software developer http://www.octosys.co.uk/sarc.html Suffolk Acorn Risc Club http://www.oit.co.uk/%7Ejames/BBCMicro/ BBC Micro emulators http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/iscott/soundsriscy/ Sounds Riscy, with Spectrum Online http://www.ozemail.com.au/%7Eimagfact/ Image Factory: art, fonts, and DTP supplies http://www.ph.kcl.ac.uk/%7Eamb/linux.html Project to port Linux to the 486 card in the Risc PC http://www.ph.kcl.ac.uk/%7Eamb/riscbsd.html Project to port NetBSD to the Risc PC http://www.pi.net/%7Ebozevkwa/ Huize Bozevkwa, with an Acorn RiscOS starters kit for Planet Internet http://www.pobox.com/%7Enetline/ RISC User Netline column http://www.readabout.com.au/acorn/tas/ Acorn Education Centre, Tasmania http://www.serious-stats.co.uk/ Serious Statistical Software http://www.soton.ac.uk/%7Eadm194/ShAG.html Southampton Acorn Group http://www.soton.ac.uk/%7Egrf/Acorn.html Some software http://www.soton.ac.uk/%7Ejgw194/links/acorn.html Acorn addresses, ARM Linux http://www.stir.ac.uk/%7Erhh01/Main.html Links to Acorn sites http://www.systemv.com/armltd/ Advanced RISC Machines, Ltd. commercial information http://www.tao.co.uk/ Tao Systems, the Tao Operating System (TAOS) http://www.tardis.ed.ac.uk/%7Ejoe/arc.html Acorn Games Page http://www.riscysite.demon.nl/ Riscy Site Venlo, information about the Big Ben Club and Aconet http://www.uni-stuttgart.de/Archive/acorn/ WWW page about the AcorNet archive initiative http://www.wirehub.nl/%7Edeskvof/ Desk: multimedia software and Benelux distributing info http://www.wonderworks.co.uk/ WonderWorks software and technical information http://www.xemplar.co.uk/ Xemplar (has printer drivers on their download page) http://www.xs4all.nl/%7Esliphelp/archimed.html Archimedes & SLIP for xs4all.nl http://www.york.ac.uk/%7Eriws100/ Some Archimedes software, Design Concept http://www.zynet.co.uk/minerva/ Minerva Software http://www.personal.u-net.com/%7Ewraith/lang.html Free Programming Languages and Tools for Risc OS FTP-BY-MAIL SERVICE: ==================== If you can't use ftp directly, these servers can do it for you: - ftpmail@cs.uow.edu.au - ftpmail@ftpmail.bryant.vix.com [OK] - ftpmail@ftp.uni-stuttgart.de [OK] - ftpmail@sunsite.doc.ic.ac.uk [OK] - ftpmail@sunsite.unc.edu Requests for the ftpmail servers are of the form: open <site> cd <directory> dir # To obtain a directory listing get <file> # To retrieve a file quit Send "help" to find out more. From Bitnet (only), use one of these: - bitftp@pucc - bitftp@plearn - bitftp@dearn Send "help" for information on the use of this service. gerben@cs.vu.nl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G e r b e n V o s <>< THIS IS THE LAST TETRIS VARIANT TO BE ADDED TO THE ARCHIVE. -- Albert Koelmans