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Old 04-15-2003, 07:43 AM   #1
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Links browser with graphics


I'm running Slackware 8.1 on a 486 in console mode only.

I surf the web using Links, but I would like to see inline graphics. I heard this is possible through SVGAlib or framebuffer.

I'm however unable to compile Links myself, because I don't have enough diskspace to install a compiling environment.

How can I view graphics in Links? Is it enough to install SVGALib or framebuffer (xvfb ?) What else do I need?

Thank you!
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Old 04-17-2003, 02:27 PM   #2
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Old 04-17-2003, 02:48 PM   #3
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i have not a clue. sorry.
Old 04-17-2003, 02:50 PM   #4
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You mean you're using Lynx?
Old 04-17-2003, 03:24 PM   #5
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I am interested in graphics display VIA links also.
Sorry, no info on how.
Was just reading that it was possible when someone posted a link to here.
I have not investigated further, but think I will watch this thread.
Old 04-18-2003, 06:35 AM   #6
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Originally posted by Proud
You mean you're using Lynx?
No, not really lynx, it is a "newer" version of lynx called Links.

There are other Links-projects that can display graphics, but I can't compile any of them due to the disk space problem I have.

If anyone could compile me such a version I would be very very grateful.

Anyway, here are the links to those browsers:

Hacked Links:


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