Links problem in etch
The problem is not in rendering pages, but in the dialog that comes up when typing "g" or after starting links without a URL. I use links in Sarge and on BSD and find it incredibly reliable and robust; I have never had any problems with it. It is, in fact, my favorite text-mode browser. The same goes for Sarge-- super-stable, problem-free, and confidence inspiring (at least for the software I use, which includes gcc/g++/f77, text editors, several browsers including Dillo and Firefox from backports, Java, OpenOffice, Octave, and IB-TWS). The first time I ever had a problem with links (and some of the other aforementioned packages as well) was on Etch. Since this has occurred on at least two different Etch installations (6 months or more apart), I would think that someone would have noticed the problem with links, perhaps even provided a fix. I have not bothered installing the old version of links on the Etch system, but I can give it a try; the problem is that I will probably need to install many of the old system libraries as well, making it hard to determine exactly where the problem lies without investing a lot of time, something I do not currently have. I googled for the problem and could not find anything, hence my post on this forum. Hopefully such problems will be fixed, and I can feel as good about Etch as I do about Sarge.