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Old 11-08-2003, 03:24 AM   #1
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Connecting to the internet from the Redhat Shell


Hi, I'm kinda new to linux, and totally new to the shell prompt, I wanna connect to IRC channels and webpages from runlevel 3 (The Command Prompt - Shell), and I'm on a cable modem. How can I do this, do I have to start my net services first and then run an internet program with a command or is it totally not able to be done?
 
Old 11-08-2003, 03:32 AM   #2
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If you're on cable modem, chances are your connection is already setup when it boots, you just need to install console based applications. For webbrowsing I recommend links or w3m(better multilanguage support), for irc BitchX is not bad, but can be a bit difficult to get use to at start.
 
Old 11-08-2003, 04:11 AM   #3
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Awsome, thanks
 
Old 11-08-2003, 04:20 AM   #4
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lynx is included in pretty much every distro (text based web browser).
 
  


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