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Old 02-01-2007, 03:39 PM   #1
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Browse the internet from command line

Please is it possible to browse the internet from the command line(shell)?
Old 02-01-2007, 03:42 PM   #2
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Yes, try lynx,links,links2, or my favorite, elinks.
Old 02-03-2007, 01:19 AM   #3
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lynx is one option. OpenBSD's lynx come with HTTPS enabled. You can also try w3m.

Although not directly related to "browsing web", you will also find wget [1] and curl [2] to be very handy and powerful.


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elinks owns imo.


curl, https, lynx, openbsd, w3m, wget

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