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Lynx uses a combination of the mime-types and mailcap configuration files to determine how to view a file. It does HTML (e.g., text/html) internally, as well as plain text files. For anything else, it checks first what the mime-type is, and using that, looks in mailcap for the appropriate viewer: In your Lynx configuration, you can have personal and ...


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You need to remove the line : application/pdf; evince %s; test=test -n "$DISPLAY"; nametemplate=%s.pdf from /etc/mailcap. Lynx looks at the mailcap file for what to use when opening non-html.


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First make .desktop application for lynx: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=Lynx Exec=gnome-terminal -e 'lynx %u' And save it to application directory e.g /usr/share/applications/ naming like lynx.desktop and give it execution permission (chmod+ x). Then set it as default web browser by using: xdg-settings set default-web-browser lynx.desktop Now ...


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No. You can use lynx for this: lynx -dump URL UPDATE. Ops. Sorry. I did not see you know about lynx. I advice to use lynx for this purpose. It often produces very readable output. Sometimes you should use -width option to increase width of the output.



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