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What would the advantage be for using the terminal?
The greatest advantage for me is that some time ago my X server (GUI) couldnt load and displayed an error message so i had to use the terminal only so i used lynx to search the net for an answer then i found it and i was able to fix the X server
Also, it works wonders on headless (no X) servers. I usually enable X dorwarding in SSH on headless systems, but on the rare times when I'm physically at a hosting facility, lynx is the only way to browse the net.
there's always also w3m if you need a good terminal browser.
now browsing with terminal browsers is neat because of speed...
(it would be cool if in firefox for example i could turn off images
and .swf files showing up)