Classic Mac Internet Links
 

 

 

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Internet Access For Classic Macs

 A movie of an SE surfing the web.


Get Your Compact Mac On the Web!!

Here's everything you need to get that ole doorstop online

Yes, Virginia, you CAN get an old black and white Mac on the web. This Doc Maker application gives you all the juicy details. Mentioned in Mac Addict and MacUser magazines. Over 15,000 downloads so far.

Get Your System 6 Mac on the web

Worldshare is a low cost internet provider - Mac Plus or up, not available in all cities. $9.95 a month.

How To Use FreePPP and System 7.1
 

Get Your Compact Mac On the Web Startup Kit 3.0 - Everything you need (well almost, see the links below) to get that old dinosaur on the Internet.

2.5 megs

NOTE: This is broken up into three 800k disc images. You'll need Apple's Disc Copy (comes with every Mac OS since 7.5 or so) to mount the images, then drag the contents of the images to 800k floppies, then run the installer just as you would any other software. This will only install on all 68k Macs running system 7.x with 4 megs of ram or more.
  

Internet access with just an email account? Sure!  

Other Classic Interent Software

Modem Magic - 56k modem driver that keeps your connection up longer, provides faster downloads. 68k, PPC, compatibilty form Mac OS 7.5.3 - X
MacTCP Package - from Apple's web site, this is one file you'll need to get your compact Mac online. If you don't need the above files, download this seperately.
Lynx For Mac beta 1 - From Download.com, this one is a text only browser that uses very little ram and works well on a classic 68000 chip Mac. yes, even the Plus.
ZTerm - From Polarnet's web site, popular terminal emulation program for Macs. Works on the 512 or up.
Make Any Mac A Web Server - from a Plus on up, you can make your Mac a server that people surf to via the Internet.
HyperCard stack of the above tutorial.
Wanna Be Text Only Web Browser - great little (490k!) browser for PowerMacs and 68k Macs. Needs 7.1 and the Drag Manager and Thread Manager or 7.5 or up to run. PPC Version uses 2.2 megs.
MacLynx - text only web browser
Matti Haveri's FAQ's - 68000 FAQ, Internet FAQ for older Macs, more
Get your LC online with an ethernet card

Technical/Internet Related

Modem cable pinouts
US Robotics Dip Switch Settings For Macs
US Robotics Dip Switch Settings For Macs
A good MACTCP tutorial

Internet How-To's and Tutorials

Surf the web through another Mac - Mac Plus or up
Great article on running an ENTIRE ISP on a PowerBook 170 and SE/30.
ZTerm HOW-TO. Connect to Unix hosts or Macs and PC's with this terminal emulation program.
Tips on using Eudora on older Macs
Sue Korlan's Internet FAQ - tips and tricks on getting online and staying online
Sharing a web connection on older Macs (IP sharing) Thanks to Simon Kornblith
Internet access with just an email account? Sure!
Apple web site no longer accessible via MacTCP - you must use Open Transport (!!!^&*((*^!%!*&)
Using older versions of Netscape on your Mac.
ConfigPPP vs FreePPP
PPP Guide - set up Mac PPP TCP quick and easy.
Matti Haveri's FAQ's - 76800 FAQ, Internet FAQ for older Macs, more
How to run Lynx, a text only web browser on a black and white Mac.
Great modem help web site - included init strings, tips, software, drivers, and more.
Using Apple's new iTools on a 68k Mac. Apple says you need OS 9 or above.
The Official FreePPP Website
All About Hardware Handshaking Modem and Printer Cables
Printer Port Pinouts
How To Connect Two Computers (Mac to Mac or PC to Mac) with two Modems and you don't even need to use the phone line
PC Modem On A Mac?
US Robotics Modem Pinouts This is a gif of the pinouts to a USR modem.
Want To Make Your 68k Mac A Web Server? No Problem! A brief list of the software you can use to turn your older Mac into a web server.
Answering Machine (Telephony) Software For the SE/30
Using ConfigPPP (Classic Networking) With Two Different ISP's
How to set up Earthlink net acces on a 68k Mac.

Internet Software

 

Netscape has re-posted their old broswers all the way back to 2.0.
Screen shots of the very first web browser (created on a NeXT computer)
Every browser known to man for every platform known to man.
Opera is a new Mac browser. 68k version available soon.
WebThing - another 68k/PPC web browser is coming.
CyberDog and OpenDoc - although disontinued and no longer supported by Apple, it's another alternative to bloatware browsers.
WannaBe 1.0 - free text only browser.
Disc image of system 6.0.8 with Eudora 1.3.1 - use email while booted off a floppy
PopMail II - system 6 (1 meg minimum) or System 7 (2 megs minimum)
Inter News is a news reader that runs under System 6.
FREE Internet Mailserver from Qualcomm, makers of Eudora. - '020 or better, MacTCP OR Open Transport.
HTML Pro - great little WYSIWYG HTML authorware that works on a 020 or up.
MacLynx
Lynx stuff
Netsacpe's Browser Archive
NCSA's Mosaic For Macintosh
Web Browsers for Black & White Macs From Chris Adams
More Lynx stuff
The New iCab Web Browser For Macs
MacTCP 2.06 (1.8MB Download - Complete Package with Documentation)
MacTCP 2.06 (157K Download - Control Panel Only)
Apollo - Another Web browser
Make Any Mac A Web Server - from a Plus on up, you can make your Mac a server that people surf to via the Internet.
HyperCard stack of the above tutorial.
Wanna Be Text Only Web Browser - great little (490k!) browser for PowerMacs and 68k Macs. Needs 7.1 and the Drag Manager and Thread Manager or 7.5 or up to run. PPC Version uses 2.2 megs.
MacLynx - text only web browser
Apollo - Another Web browser
Matti Haveri's FAQ's - 68000 FAQ, Internet FAQ for older Macs, more

Internet Providers

More free internet info including free web space.
Using Eudora Lite or Pro for multiple accounts. A nice trick if you have family members with their own accounts.
Find an ISP that offers shell account access - getting harder and harder to get plain ole shell access these days - great for 68000 Macs
Freeshell - (this link will attempt to launch a Telnet app such as NCSA Telnet. If you don't have it on your hard drive, get it here).free Unix shell acount - pay $36 lifetime memebrship and get 100 megs of web space. Great for learningUnix wihtout installing it!
More free shell accounts
Worldshare now has internet access for as little at $4.95/month with no banner.
A Lisa web server


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