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Arch Linux pacman error: failed retrieving file

I just installed Arch Linux today. I am trying to install elinks using pacman -S elinks And I get a long, long list of: error: failed retrieving file 'elinks-0.13-17-i686.pkg.tar.xz' from some....
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elinks -dump not finishing on long url

So I have been working on a little script to alert me when an artist releases a new album using amazon and elinks. Problem is that for some reason elinks will stop half way through the -dump command ...
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How does Elinks render HTML? [closed]

I like the elinks browser and I would like to know how does it render the HTML into text, using ANSI styles. I suppose there is a library behind elinks to handle the rendering, or there should be. Is ...
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Alt-< and Alt-> (and possibly some other keys) not working in elinks

I am running elinks (0.12pre5) in an xterm window in Openbox on a Debian netinstall (7.8) with fairly minimal changes/additional software installation. I have changed a few elinks options, but none ...
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Force lynx or elinks to interpret spaces and line breaks

Consider the following commands, and their results : $ echo "<br/> <br/>a<br/>b<br/>c<br/><br/> <br/>"|lynx -dump -stdin a b c $ echo "<br/> &...
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Host not found trying to restrict access to yahoo.com in elinks using squid

I added this in squid.conf acl blocked_sites dstdomains .yahoo.com http_access deny blocked_sites and this in elinks.conf set protocol.http.proxy.host = "proxy.localhost:3128" set protocol.http....
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How to prevent ELinks from staying in scrollback buffer?

After quitting elinks, the browser page history is lingering in my scrollback buffer, and therefore not returning to whatever was buffered on screen when I launched elinks. Inside a GNU screen with ...
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StackExchange with Elinks

I use Elinks to browse while I am connected remotely. I am unable to login to stackexchange using my OpenID. I enter the correct URL, and upon submission, I get the "No OpenID endpoint found." text. I ...