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Welcome, from another user. It is great to have another contributor here. And personally, I'm very interested to see a working ND emulator, especially if it works under Linux and unix like operating systems. Torfinn (talk) 09:26, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

I have generated a Linux version (beta)
Thanks! I did a quick test. PED updates the screen quite a bit faster than when running the Windows version through Wine. Looks good! TArntsen (talk) 08:20, 9 June 2019 (UTC)
I even managed to compile a small FORTRAN program with the FTN compiler with the Linux version (it would probably work in the other version too, I haven't tried it), now I just need to remember / re-learn all the other steps. Torfinn (talk) 13:07, 21 June 2019 (UTC)

Yeah, welcome to the wiki. Great to have more people join us. Roger (talk) 18:09, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

Also a welcome from me! Please ask if you need any help editing this wiki! /Mike (talk) 13:47, 15 May 2019 (UTC)

Late to the party, but another welcome from me. :-) It might be interesting to you to know that we got a copy of the source code for SINTRAN III/VSX 1985. --Gandalf (talk) 17:02, 17 May 2019 (UTC)


Thank you for your welcome greetings! The SINTRAN listings are valuable, mine was lost 7 years ago when I moved to a another house. At that moment my working ND-120CX was given away. It was very nice to have for testing purpose.

Welcome! Sorry to hear about the disappearing ND-120CX! I worked a lot with the 120, it was a great machine. Even better when it was part of an ND-5700 I used.. unfortunately that system suddenly vanished also. If I had been more aware of it I could probably have had it now. Fortunately I got an ND-110/CX Satellite from gandalf. As for the Sintran listings, unfortunately they are not complete - they're just enough to write or update certain device drivers and for doing other patching. They're still very useful though. I have printed listings for H and I at least, and a computer readable one for L (part 1 and 2). TArntsen (talk) 10:12, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
I was starting to suspect that the listings were just a subset of sintran III. I've been looking through them on and off over the weekend and realizing there is a lot missing. Especially when I was looking for the code for monitor calls. I found some but not all. If we are lucky the code could hide in the archives hidden in Fetsund. I've also learned a lot NORD-PL in the process... better late than never. :-) Gandalf (talk) 15:11, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

I tested the emulator you uploaded today, on Linux in wine+xterm. PED worked fine after I replaced the included DDBTABLES-C.VTM with a version which includes support for terminal type 6. See TArntsen (talk) 20:43, 26 May 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for testing. My emulator is using type 52 which is not present in the DDBTABLES you use. I would like to include it in my DDBTABLES (and some others as well), but I do not know how to do it. The file seems to be a mix of readable text and binary data.
I uploaded a new version which includes terminal type 52. I have DDBTABLES-C10/D10/E10/G05, and also the tool to assemble them from individual entries (VTM-ASSEMBLE:PROG) TArntsen (talk) 06:29, 27 May 2019 (UTC)
I did a quick test of the emulator today, using Wine (4.0) in Debian 9.9 and xterm. As Tor, I can report that it works, and with DDTABLES support for terminal type 6, PED runs as well. Nice. Do you have a code repository (github / gitlab or something) where we can report bugs? Torfinn (talk) 13:24, 27 May 2019 (UTC)
I am now CAVISU at GitHub ( and you should be able to report bugs.