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Welcome to Blinkenshell!

This is a free shell account service. I provide shell access to my server for free if you can prove yourself as a worthy user of the service.

The service is intended to create a community with users who are curious and likes to learn new stuff about computers in general. This is a great place to be if you are looking for somewhere to learn about UNIX, learn about programming/scripting or if you just want to use IRC.

The server is located in my basement and is not intended for any commercial use. It doesn't cost anything to use and does not provide any guaranteed uptime, availability, quality of service or any warranty.


  • SSH and SFTP access.
  • 10 MB Quota.
  • Webhost ( no PHP/CGI, )
  • Mail ( , optional )

  • IRC access ( screen + irssi, bitchx )

Installed programs

  • GNU Screen
  • GNU Emacs
  • Irssi
  • Vim
  • BitchX
  • ELinks
  • Python
  • And more

Server info

  • CPU: 2 GHz
  • RAM: 1024 MB DDR
  • HDD: 3 x 80 GB, RAID 5
  • Connection: 8 Mbit/s down, 1 Mbit/s up (ADSL, Static IP, Reverse DNS)
  • Location: Linkoping, Sweden


You can reach me here:

  • IRC channel #blinkenshell @
  • Email at independence at