Linux, Unix, /etc/: Why I Like Lynx
Jul 18, 2005, 11:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Dunne)
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"Writing about BitTorrent the other day reminded me just how
much I rely on lynx, the text-mode web browser. So I thought I'd
write a few words explaining just what it is about that clunky old
program that so appeals to me.
"Browsers come and browsers go--who nowadays uses the old
command-line browser from W3C (Did anyone ever? I suppose they must
have. I actually down-loaded and tried it out. Surprisingly usable,
especially if you've used gopher and are used to that simple menu
mentality). Or think of Mosaic. Remember that? No, thought not.
I do, but then I'm very, very old..."