Browsing the Web the Old-Fashioned Way
Apr 25, 2008, 06:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Federico Kereki)
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"Are you in the mood for some '90s-style Web browsing with no
graphic elements? Or, more realistically, do you work with a Linux
console and often need to check something on the Web? If so, get
acquainted with text-based Web browsers such as w3m, Lynx, and the
similarly named Links.
"While browsing the Web without a mouse, graphics, fancy fonts,
quite speedy. If you're a fan of function keys and special
commands, you'll be pleased to learn that these browsers provide
plenty of shortcuts for every taste. After you gain experience,
you'll be able to navigate around with just a few key taps..."