Nur Amin Lebu

Exploring Gopher-Space Protocol

Internet / March 18, 2022 / by Nur Amin Lebu

Note: possibly the easiest way to browse gopherspace is to install OverbiteWX Firefox extension.

Gopher World via your web browser: https://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/gw?gopher.floodgap.com/1/world

Useful front page, including link to Veronica search engine: https://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/gw

Gopher Server Front Page
Gopher Front Page

Go straight toVeronica-2, the reincarnated Gopher search engine: https://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/gw?=gopher.floodgap.com+70+372f76322f7673

Veronica search for Gopher
Veronica search

News of various kinds (gopher portal to news sites like BBC and CNN): gopher://txtn.ws This excellent page appears to be dead.

Gopher(wiki)pedia: gopher://gopherpedia.com:70

Weather (in Australia) via Floodgap: gopher://gopher.floodgap.com:70/1/groundhog/au/nforecast/act

Project Gutenberg: gopher://dante.pglaf.org:70

CTAN: gopher://ftp.icm.edu.pl:70/0/packages/tex

Telefisk (all kinds of stuff — a big Dilbert collection, too): gopher://telefisk.org:70

Qualitative Idiosyncratic Xenodochium: gopher://home.quix.us:70

CNN: gopher://codevoid.de:70/1/cnn

Here’s the link part of .gopherrc (not quite the same as the above list…)

bookmarks:
#
Type=7
Name=Search the gopherspace using Veronica II
Path=/v2/vs
Host=gopher.floodgap.com
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=Text News
Path=
Host=txtn.ws
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=Weather forecasts for Australian Capital Territory
Path=/groundhog/au/nforecast/act
Host=gopher.floodgap.com
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=Gopherpedia, the gopher interface to Wikipedia
Path=
Host=gopherpedia.com
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=Project Gutenberg In Gopherspace
Path=/
Host=dante.pglaf.org
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=CTAN
Path=/packages/tex
Host=ftp.icm.edu.pl
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=Cocktails Home
Path=/
Host=mozz.us
Port=7003
#
Type=1
Name=Root menu: telefisk.org
Path=
Host=telefisk.org
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=Floodgap Gopher Fun and Games
Path=/fun
Host=gopher.floodgap.com
Port=70
#
Type=1
Name=Raspberry Pi of Death Gopherhole
Path=/
Host=gopher.leveck.us
Port=70

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  • Eexpon March 18, 2022

    really lots of thanks. you help me a lot..

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