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Linux.com: CLI for Noobies: Console Surfing with Lynx

Jun 15, 2004, 05:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"Remember that sense of high-tech adventure you first felt when you began to explore the Internet? The amazement that in the blink of an eye you could be connected to a site in Paris, or Moscow, or San Francisco? Of course, that was before the WWW became the world wide wait. The slowdown of the Web is due to primarily to g-forces, and I don't mean gravity. It's the weight of that damn GUI you're reclining in. Come on, you lazy louts, I'll show you one way to regain that sense of cutting-edge adventure by surfing from the console. Meet Lynx, the senior member of the text-based browsing club..."

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