ArmBBS - The BBS Server for RISC OS

Login to the ArmBBS Support BBS using your Telnet client
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Browse the ArmBBS Support BBS Filebase

Chat using your IRC Client on the ArmBBS IRC Server

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IRC Channels to join:
#General - General chit-chat; completely off-topic.
#HostedBBS - Want a hosted ArmBBS instance? This is the place to be!
#Releases - Latest release information.
#BlockDrivers - Discussion regarding the Block Drivers.
#Doors - Discuss your favourite doors here.
#FTN - Discuss your favourite FTN mail networks here.
#26bit - ArmBBS 0.69 and below general chat.
#32bit - ArmBBS 0.70 and newer general chat.
#Requests - Make your feature requests here.
#BugReport - Report any bugs or issues here.
#LookingGlass - Commits, build and other development output can be viewed here.

Welcome to the new home of ArmBBS, the BBS Server for RISC OS.
ArmBBS was originally written by Keith Hall, so a massive thank you is due to him for allowing
his hard work to be continued on this site.

Over the next few months this site will be added to and built out to provide updates, doors,
utilities and links to the few remaining RISC OS BBS's around the world.

Looking for the original or the newer Block Drivers?
Click here for the Block Driver information page.

For now though, here's the links to download the latest version(s):

0.69 - FULL release    0.69 - UPDATE release

0.70 - FULL release    0.70 - UPDATE release

And here's a quick list of useful downloadable resources:

Script Language Guide
(by Steve Smale)
ArmBBS Features & Updates
Programmers Guide (SWI Reference)
ArmBBS Data Structures

Please note: 0.69 will be the LAST release for systems, all new builds will focus on systems only.
0.70 is identical in features to 0.69, however, it has been refactored to allow support for systems going forward.

ArmBBS versions upto 0.69 are Copyright © Keith Hall, 1993-1998.
Versions 0.70 and later are Copyright © Keith Hall and The ArmBBS Developers, 2020-2023.