WELCOME TO KERMIT 95 2.1.3

1 January 2003

Kermit 95: Powerful, flexible, customizable, secure 32-bit communications software for Microsoft Windows, now in GUI form. Please remember: this is licensed software, not to be redistributed in any form without license to do so, nor made available to unlicensed persons for copying by any means (including but not limited to network copying).

Unlike the K95 1.1.x releases, K95 2.0 and later run in a GUI window (a Console version is available too). A description of the Graphical User Interface is HERE and also in the updated Kermit 95 manual.

Copyright © 1995, 2003, the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, all rights reserved.

Portions Copyright © 1986 Gary S. Brown.
Portions Copyright © 1990, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Portions Copyright © 1991, 1993 Regents of the University of California.
Portions Copyright © 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 by AT&T.
Portions Copyright © 1995 Tatu Ylonen <ylo@cs.hut.fi>, Espoo, Finland.
Portions Copyright © 1995, Oy Online Solutions Ltd., Jyvaskyla, Finland.
Portions Copyright © 1995-1998, Eric Young <eay@cryptosoft.com>.
Portions Copyright © 1997, Stanford University.
Portions Copyright © 1998 CORE SDI S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Portions Copyright © 1998-2001 The OpenSSL Project.
Portions Copyright © (date unspecified) Markus Friedl, Theo de Raadt, Niels Provos, Dug Song, Aaron Campbell.


CONTENTS

  1. WHAT'S WHAT
  2. WHAT'S NEW
  3. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  4. SECURITY AND ENCRYPTION
  5. INSTALLING KERMIT 95
  6. UNINSTALLING KERMIT 95
  7. REGISTRATION
  8. RESOURCES
  9. FILES AND DIRECTORIES
    1. The New Directory Structure
    2. Patches and Search Order
    3. Important K95 Files
  10. ORIENTATION AND NAVIGATION
    1. K95's Initial Directory
    2. K95's CD Command
    3. Where Is My Customization File?
    4. Structure of .INI Files
    5. Where is the File I Just Downloaded?


1. WHAT'S WHAT

This is version 2.1.3 of Kermit 95 -- the twenty-fourth update since the original release in September 1995. You might have received this version as an update patch to a previous version, or you might have received it as part of a bulk or site license, or you might have purchased it new in its box or via some means of electronic delivery. All versions include:

The Kermit 95 Software
The CDROM includes Kermit 95 for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP and OS/2. The appropriate version is installed for you automatically.

The Kermit 95 Manual
The new Seventh Edition of the online Kermit 95 manual is completely up to date with version 2.1.3. It is in HyperText Markup Language (HTML) format so you can navigate it with your Web browser. This manual concentrates on the