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Terminal text browser for Linux


Have you wonder how does linux console surf net?

Lynx is a World Wide Web terminal text browser for linux that allow us to surf directly from the terminal console. Lynx helps you navigate the web and provides keystroke commands to go to other websites. It just doesn’t display images.

While in Lynx program, hit the “G” key for goto URL, Lynx will prompt you to enter the address. The up and down arrow keys allow you to select different pieces of highlighted hypertext.

For CentOS installation: yum install lynx

For Ubuntu installation: apt-get install lynx

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  1. pererik87
    January 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    what is wrong with firefox?

    • Jeff
      July 29, 2011 at 12:39 am

      firefox forgets how to run in console?

  2. January 23, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    pererik87: what do you mean ?

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