Providers of free, remotely accessible Unix and GNU-Linux shell accounts. Shells are frequently used for IRC access, software development, and email. Most free shell providers don't allow IRC bots, and discourage users from perpetually idling on IRC. See Top: Computers: Internet: Chat: IRC: Shell Providers for free and commercial IRC shells. See Top: Computers: Software: Operating_Systems: Unix: Shell for Unix Shell related resources.
Please include the following information when submitting: operating system or distribution, connection bandwidth, IRC policies (no IRC at all, bots/BNC restrictions), and compiler/interpreter policies of shell providers.