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Old 05-31-2008, 10:48 PM   #1
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Question Console web browser?


I know about lynx but I'm looking for more not just text based but would be pretty good at images and logon/off's. I just wanted to know if there was a console web browser I could start from the CLI with out having X running?
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Explanation: When I have linux boot I log in at the CLI then if I want I can get to KDE running startx. Well if I wanted to just browse the internet instead of starting X and loading firefox. I wanted to know if there was a stand-alone web browser that I could start from the CLI?

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Kyle
 
Old 05-31-2008, 10:52 PM   #2
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There are some very good text browsers around: w3m and elinks come to my mind. Links has also a graphics mode if you start it with -g. But it will only work if you use framebuffer (most distros enable it by default nowadays) or svgalib (I don't recommend it).
 
Old 05-31-2008, 11:04 PM   #3
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There are some very good text browsers around: w3m and elinks come to my mind. Links has also a graphics mode if you start it with -g. But it will only work if you use framebuffer (most distros enable it by default nowadays) or svgalib (I don't recommend it).
Thank you, I think I will try links it looked like a pretty nice console browser.

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