Gopher is a distributed, menu driven, text-based system for information retrieval on the Internet. It's a predecessor in many ways to the [much later] HTTP based Web as we know it today.

For more information see

Gopher clients

For modern OS / environment

Historical clients

Public gopher on the Internet

  • Wikipedia gopher interface: gopher://
  • List of gopher servers: gopher://


Gopher in Osmocom Retro-Networking

We don't have concrete plans as to offering gopher services.

It would be nice if somebody would develop a converter script that renders gopher versions of the CCC Event schedule (Fahrplan), see #4242

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