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2.12. What is NIXPUB?

NIXPUB is another large listing of public access and free UNIX providers. Not all the providers in the NIXPUB list offer full Internet service; some only offer e-mail or Usenet newsgroups.

You can get this list via e-mail by sending a request:

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NIXPUB is available via anonymous FTP at You can't get the most recent versions of PDIAL or NIXPUB unless you've already got an account, right? Isn't that a catch-22? Yes. If you're itching to get on the Net pronto without all this tomfoolery, call Delphi or BIX and you can be online tonight. Once you're exploring the Net, you will be able to find the perfect service provider for your needs. (Or you may decide that Delphi/BIX's menu-driven command-line interface is perfect for you.)

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