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Welcome to the Mystic BBS Wiki!

The information presented here is current as of the latest 1.12 alpha versions of Mystic BBS.

Considering installing Mystic from scratch? Use the latest available 1.12 alpha. It offers many more features and better stability than the now (much older) 1.11 version.

Release News

Mystic BBS 1.12 Alpha 38 was released on 1 January 2018.

Recent changes, additions and fixes included:

  • Several changes to the configuration user interface menus etc.
  • MUTIL has a new “PackUserBase” function
  • MUTIL has a new “PurgeUserBase” function
  • MUTIL now has a function to sort files in file bases [FileSort]
  • MBBSUTIL has been removed from Mystic BBS and should be deleted
  • Mystic BBS now has a built in text editor
  • Two new Configuration themes added: Mono Pink and Mono Blue
  • Mystic's Theme Editor now has a function for “Templates”
  • The beginning of Echomail node security is here!
  • Many, many, new Python functions have been added

For the full details it's recommended you check the latest additions to the WHATSNEW.TXT that ships with each Mystic release.

Getting Started

To get your Mystic BBS up and running head to the Installing Mystic BBS section of this Wiki and/or check out Mystic Guy on YouTube for further how-to videos.

Mystic BBS currently supports Windows (32/64-bit), Linux (32/64-bit), Mac OSX, ARMHF Linux (Raspberry Pi / ODroid, etc).

Content Focus

Work is underway documenting the Configuring Mystic BBS and section of this site.

The Recent Changes link is your friend also to keep up with changes.

Wiki Errors

Spotted an error? Please let us know, email - avon [at] bbs.geek.nz

Mystic Utilities (MUTIL) - completed documenting Mystic Utilities, otherwise known as “MUTIL” and the assorted functions you can run with this tool.

Installation - describes basic steps you need to take to get a Mystic BBS up and running. Also contains information about terminal configurations, enabling SSH/SSL servers, and how to set up the spell checking feature in your Mystic BBS.

start.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/07 02:27 by avon