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Old 11-23-2010, 01:35 AM   #1
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links command not working


I read and saw a video that says that typing in 'links' command followed by a website, will open a site in terminal.

However, when I type in the links command, terminal returns the error 'bash: links: command not found'.

Please let me know what package or library needs to be installed to get this command to work.

Old 11-23-2010, 01:38 AM   #2
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anisha@linux-uitj:~> cat /etc/issue
Welcome to openSUSE 11.2 "Emerald" - Kernel \r (\l).
anisha@linux-uitj:~> links
If 'links' is not a typo you can use command-not-found to lookup the package that contains it, like this:
    cnf links
anisha@linux-uitj:~> cnf links

The program 'links' can be found in following packages:
  * links [ path: /usr/bin/links, repository: zypp (openSUSE 11.2-0) ]
  * links [ path: /usr/bin/links, repository: zypp (repo-oss) ]

Try installing with:
    sudo zypper install links

Old 11-23-2010, 01:40 AM   #3
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I'm a newb also, so I apologize if it's not meaningful.
If you're using Redhat or a Redhat derivitive, you should be able to install links with "yum install links". Personally, I prefer the older version, which you can still install with "yum install lynx".

With Ubuntu or other such distros, you might use "apt-get install links".

I hope that helps.



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