Jul 20, 2023

FidoNet Technology Network (FTN) compatible mailer for Unix systems

Qico is an FidoNet Technology Network FTN compatible mailer. It can work via TCP/IP as well as on modem links. Look at sample configs for more information.


  • Support for EMSI, ZModem, ZedZap, Hydra
  • Support for BinkP
  • Support for 4D Binkley-style, Amiga-style outbound, fileboxes
  • Daemon mode for outgoing calls
  • Substs with support for hidden-lines
  • Support for session time limit
  • Support for minimum connect speed limit

and so on.

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