dd_chat (formerly known as dd_ntalk-door) is a chat system derived from ntalk to be used with the DayDream BBS. The dd_chat client is a "door" program for the DayDream BBS that provides an easy-to-use chat client for the dd_chat server. Unlike the original ntalk client / server system, dd_chat implements several features from DayDream's libdd as well as an extended command set. It integrates seamlessly into DayDream. It features private conversation, checking for remaining BBS online time, chat idle timeouts (five minutes, except when in "away" mode), support for an ANSI logo and ANSI help screens from DayDream's "display" directory, and updating user status in DayDream.
KDX is a powerful cross-platform BBS-style encrypted Internet communications system that provides messaging, news, file and folder transfer, voice chat (Internet Telephone), text chat, remote access, trackers, and more. It uses strong encryption to protect communications for security and privacy. It is useful for groups that need to collaborate on a project via the Internet. It is also very useful for remote administration of a computer. It uses a client/server architecture.
Ncohafmuta is a text-based chat server that is designed for access from a telnet client. Its purpose is to allow users to communicate in a configurable environment in realtime. It allows users to create accounts with their own settings and optional personal information. Rooms are the basis for communication, whether private or public. Other features include internal email, email forwarding, a configure script for multiple Unices, support for cygwin under Win32, macros, games, a ranking system with access to more commands, ANSI coloring, banning, async DNS, soft/hot-rebooting, detailed, organized logging, and an internal Web server port.
Pipo-BBS allows you to install a BBS server and clients. You can chat via a nice interface with an unlimited number of people (as with IRC). This software is in a pre-release state; it is still very alpha, and can be difficult to even compile. It works under linux, MkLinux, SGI, HP-UX, and Solaris. The only interface for this BBS is telnet for the moment; an interface using GTK has been started. It has been translated into French, English, Spanish and German.