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Force lynx or elinks to interpret spaces and line breaks

Consider the following commands, and their resultsĀ : $ echo "<br/> <br/>a<br/>b<br/>c<br/><br/> <br/>"|lynx -dump -stdin a b c $ echo "<br/> ...
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Grab http requests by lynx

I need to grab and debug all HTTP-requests and responds which i make from lynx or another text-based browser. How can i save all request url's, redirects, headers and page sources for analyze and ...
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lynx domain shows 404 error when running from localhost

I have a strange problem and I don't know where I have to take a look to fix the issue. I am running the command lynx https://example.com/index.php from the server where the website is hosted on and ...
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Lynx is trying to unzip my downloads

I am having a problem with the Lynx text browser. When I try to download a some tar.gz files, Lynx is not downloading it. It is putting it in a tmp directory and then trying to unpack it with the ...
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How do I configure lynx to pass images to xloadimage, xv or zvg?

I know that it's possible to configure lynx to pass images (PNG/GIF/JPEG/JPG) to xloadimage, xv or zvg and I've looked online (Description of lynx configuration; Use lynx with browser image support ; ...
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Lynx incremental search

I am trying to run an incremental search using lynx. Imagine a page, for example, an index_of page which contains several folders which also contain other subfolders and files. I want to run lynx in ...
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How to make Lynx COLUMN width infinite?

-width=NUMBER number of columns for formatting of dumps, default is 80. My question: "-width=999999" is not so good.. "-width=0" isn't working. How can I give the "-width" an infinite ...
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Do any text-based web browsers support unicode box-drawing characters?

I have some html like this: &#x250c&#x2500&#x2500&#x2500&#x2500&#x2500&#x2500&#x2500&#x2500 ...
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Customize Lynx's filetype behavior

I love lynx. I love browsing without tabs. Call me a luddite, but I only use a modern browser if I have to. Which is about twice a day, for a few minutes at most. There's one thing I really really ...
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Strange issue with curl/lynx and non resolving domains

I have a weird issue on my server in that if I use curl or lynx to try and access a URL that doesn't exist (say a non registered domain, or a domain that's not in DNS), I don't get an error, it ...
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Open html attachments externally in mutt

I recently managed to set up the my mailcap so that mutt can show html e-mails in the message window: # ~/.mailcap text/html; lynx -dump '%s' | more; nametemplate=%s.html; copiousoutput; which is ...
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How do I build Lynx with SSL on Mac OS X?

I'd like to build and install Lynx on Mac OS X. I've found out that building is as simple as running ./configure, but I'm having trouble building with SSL support. I've downloaded openSSL. How do I ...
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Running cron script with lynx fails to work

I'm trying to automate a login process that can only be done through a browser. I am using the lynx browser to script the actions required to do this. Lynx does this by dumping a user's keystrokes ...
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Actively developed text browser

I am looking for "the modern" lynx/links/elinks fork or equivalent that's actively maintained and can be considered the most advanced of the genre, please. I have looked at this already: ...
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How to turn off the help menu in Lynx

I have a really small space reserved to Lynx for a quick lookup, as I need that often. However, the "Help" menu takes a lot of space and I don't really need it now. The red oval is what I want to ...
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Converting html table into ncurses-like ascii table?

I have some documentation in an html table. I want to convert the table to an ascii table, like you see when you get a mysql command line result back, like this: +------------+------------+ | header ...
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Using URLs with parenthesis with Lynx

I often use Lynx on a remote computer to look at websites (faster than port-forwarding). Sometimes the URLs I want to go to have un-escaped characters (for example brackets) that Lynx seems to need ...