and hit enter.
is a very fast browser that is purely text based, works also outside X,
you could do Ctrl+Alt+ F1 to leave X and do the browsing pure in text.
( Alt+F7 will get you back to X )
The arrow keys make you jump, link to link and the enter key selects
Some command options for link are:
Default download directory.
(default: actual dir)
Restrict links so that it can run on an anonymous account.
No local file browsing. No downloads. Executing of viewers
is allowed, but user can't add or modify entries in
quit ( ^ is the sign for the Ctrl key )
scroll up (text mode)
scroll left, right
up, down select link (text mode)
follow link (text mode), scroll right (graphics mode)
go back (text mode), scroll left (graphics mode)
go to url
go to url based on current url
go to url based on current link
quit or close current window
Alt-1 .. Alt-9 switch virtual screens (svgalib and framebuffer)
might say, well I prefer Mozilla . . . but just imagine your X is
broken and you have to download a file to fix it and install it. Links
might just prove itself in that kind of situations.
Or you have an
old P I with little memory, and install a distro without X, an only
text-based distro . . . links ( and also lynx, another text based
browser ) will permit you to browse and download extra software.
-- Jun 19 2003 ( Revised Dec 10 2005 ) --