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Old 09-30-2003, 09:38 PM   #1
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Can I run Mozilla without starting X?


I would like to run a browser without actually starting up X. (startx) Is it possible or does the browser depend on X API calls to work?
 
Old 09-30-2003, 09:41 PM   #2
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install and run lynx - it is a great txt based browser.

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type lynx to see if it's already installed

Last edited by mossy; 09-30-2003 at 09:43 PM.
 
Old 09-30-2003, 09:46 PM   #3
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just know that lynx can't display frames, java, flash and other fancy stuff.
 
Old 09-30-2003, 11:15 PM   #4
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just know that lynx can't display frames, java, flash and other fancy stuff.
and neither will any browser if you don't start X.
 
Old 09-30-2003, 11:31 PM   #5
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If you put the path to mozilla in your x startup files you can run mozilla only in an x session with no window manager etc. But youd still have to start x
 
  


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