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Old 04-26-2004, 07:13 PM   #1
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Lynx vs Mozilla/Konqueror


I have become quiet effient in using lynx and GUI web browsers. As I was a windows man since 95 I am better suited to a GUI web browser, but have learnt how to use Lynx. Being a GUI guy for now I find it much easier to browse using Mozilla or Konqueror. I am curious as to whether there are any hardcore unix engineers that will always us a text based web browser?
I want to know what you use. Lynx or Mozilla/Konqueror most of the time?
 
Old 04-26-2004, 07:24 PM   #2
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i always used a text-based browser when i don't have a gui.
 
Old 04-26-2004, 07:34 PM   #3
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Only in a case of emergency. As once I screwed my X server and I needed to download nvidia drivers. As I could not start X I downloaded the driver using lynx. But that's is it... I don't see much of use for it if you have X server or if you get yourself into trouble
 
Old 04-26-2004, 08:14 PM   #4
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i read a list somewhere of what lynx supports, i was amazed at it was just sooo long,... thats why i like to have it, it supports almost every protocol, and its prefect for emergencies, or during install when X is either not installed, not compiled, or not configures, or the GUI web browser isn't installed/compiled
 
Old 04-27-2004, 07:31 AM   #5
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I understand now. I found that the loading of http pages was much faster in lynx than in a GUI web browser, as you don't have to load adverts, but am still quicker with the mouse.
 
Old 04-27-2004, 07:47 AM   #6
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I don't understand that anyone can appreciate using Konqueror for a web browser. Shortcuts and task irrelevant buttons clutter it up extremely.
 
  


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