Questions tagged [links]

Links is a family of text-mode web browsers. There are several projects based on Links. Links itself can display images, and Elinks includes a Javascript engine. If your question is about hyperlinks, hard links or symbolic link or dynamic linking, use appropriate the tag instead ([url], [hard-link], [symlink]).

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Copying symlinks as symlinks

I’m attempting to copy a symlink of a file in one directory to another directory. I need the copy to be a symlink, not a hard link or a broken symlink. cp -A and cp -P generated broken (flashing) ...
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Flatpak app can’t open links

I don’t know much about flatpak, so not sure where to look for. I can’t open links from thunderbird flatpak to firefox flatpak. I’ve looked around it seems that it should be an problem with portals. ...
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Pipe current w3m buffer into new neomutt email

I am a very satisfied user of w3m and neomutt, both as separate applications, and with w3m being the default viewer for html emails within neomutt. One aspect that has remained elusive for me however ...
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Deleting a hard link's tail file changes the change time of the head or vice versa. Why?

Note: Question although says vice versa but it really does not have any meaning since both of them point to the same inode and its not possible to say which is head and which is tail. Say I have a ...
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How to determine which processes are running on outdated packages and needs restarting?

So, I know that it is possible to view or recover deleted files that are currently being used by a process. I've found out that this also applies to packages that were updated. So, let's say we update ...
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curl(28) : ssl connection timeout

I try to tell only the details My browsers have no problem with https sites. But when they get to tools like links, wget and curl, they run into trouble, sites like gitlab, github, google, etc. are ...
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Accidentally deleted lib and lib64 from / on RHEL

Could someone please guide how to give life back to the RHEL host where I accidentally deleted lib* from / Now I can't run any command - I need to create links again as below: lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root ...
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wget/curl command not getting the contents of a file from a link

I have a .bin file that I would like to download, it's around 10GB in size. The file can be found here (any of the 4 download links): http://mazajak.inf.ed.ac.uk:8000/#embedding-page. When I download ...
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How is /tmp linked to /var/tmp

I've already read up on the differences between /tmp and /var/tmp, so note that this is not what this question is about. When I create a file in /tmp, it shows up in /var/tmp; however, neither ...
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linux hardlinks [duplicate]

Okay so I understand that this is a relatively Novice question about linux however in any case concerning hardlinks, If I create a hardlink to an existing file, then delete the original then the data ...
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Comparing two directories based on inodes

A bit of context that I think is relevant for the appropriate solution: I have a server that has two folders; one is ingest, the other is sorted. The source of the sorted folder is the ingest folder, ...
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web links broken again in thunderbird 78.11.0 on Debian

Anyone know how to get the latest Thunderbird working with the latest Firefox on Linux, so that when you click on a link in an email a browser tab opens the selected URL? In the recent Thunderbird 78....
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How to troubleshoot why zathura doesn't follow web links? [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure that once I was able to press f, then enter a number, finally hit Enter, and the link opened in the browser (I use qutebrowser). This doesn't seem to work anymore, in that following ...
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How to link in between text document of personal notes with tags (to jump between lines across files in a text editor like Kate)?

I'd like to have keywords in textfiles opened with the text-editor Kate that when clicked jump to a specific line marked with a keyword of another textfile, usually open in another tab in Kate. Here ...
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After update from Debian Stretch to Buster I cannot open links from applications

I recently updated from Debian Stretch to Buster. I first got aware I cannot open links from inside Rambox. I addressed an issue on GitHub but now I found out I cannot open links from inside PHPStorm ...
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Hardlink two sets of hardlinked fliles

Lets say I have n files, a_1 to a_n, all hardlinked to each other. Additionally, I have m files, b_1 to b_m, hardlinked to each other (but not to the a_* files). What is the smartest way to point ...
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what is the right approach to copy folder content that include links

we have the following folders / links /files under /usr/hdp/2.6.0.3-8/zookeeper folder -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 794542 Apr 1 2017 zookeeper-3.4.6.2.6.0.3-8.jar drwxr-xr-x. 6 root root 4096 Mar 28 ...
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How can I copy text from Links (webpage) to the console?

I have been building a Linux From Scratch system and I have installed the Links web browser on it, which I am running in graphical mode via DirectFB (I have not yet installed the X Window System). I ...
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curl get all links of a web-page

I used to utilize following command to get all links of a web-page and then grep what I want: curl $URL 2>&1 | grep -o -E 'href="([^"#]+)"' | cut -d'"' -f2 | egrep $CMP-[0-9].[0-9].[0-9]$ | ...
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cp -al not creating hard links

I want to create snapshots/hard links for my backups, using the cp -al command. While cp -al does create hardlinks when using it on my main system (Mint 18.1), where the parent directory size stays ...
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Redirect links of a php application

This is with Apache 2.4 webserver. I copied the hole site from one domain to another. Let us say from olddomain.com to newdomain.com/subdir/. The site is a webservice with news and advertisements. ...
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sed + update /etc/grub.conf in spite this link file

I read that sed command sometime cant edit files that are links as lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root Aug 31 2008 /etc/grub.conf -> ../boot/grub/grub.conf so is it wrong to use sed as sed -i 's/find/...
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Hard links to `/`?

There are 24 hardlinks to my / on Ubuntu: $ ls -ld / drwxr-xr-x 24 root root 4096 May 6 13:39 / I want to know what they are. Is it correct that /. and /.. are two hard links to /? $ ls -a / . ...
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Does find -links count the hard links or symbolic links?

Does find -links count the hard links or symbolic links ? find -links 2
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query all symbolic links to a directory

HP-UX ***B.11.31 U ia64 ***** unlimited-user license. $ ls -al 10 May 9 2011 HORCM -> /opt/HORCM 8 May 9 2011 bin -> /usr/bin 0 Mar 29 2012 core Feb 18 05:36 dev How do I list the link ...
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Prevent Links browser from share cookies when opened by multiple screen

By default, if open multiple screen browsing same website, it use same cookies. I don't want Links browser to write anything on disk while browsing, so that I can open multiple screen without same ...
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cannot work out red5 link in linux to input rtmp for player

I have red5 server working on Centos 6 thanks to answers in this forum but now I am stuck trying to get linking correct for viewing through player with component requiring RTMP link. I created my own ...
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Why won't OpenCL link with gcc after installing the fglrx driver and amd app sdk?

I have installed the fglrx driver on my machine following this tutorial: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Fedora_18_Installation_Guide, installed the opencl-headers package, and finally installed the ...
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How to select a line of text in the archaic terminal browser - Links

I poured over this http://links.twibright.com/user_en.html#subsubch-html_options But so far does not seem like there is an key to select a line in the browser running in text mode. I would like to ...
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Creating links to websites

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I would to create a folder with all of my shortcuts. Is it possible to create icons (like usual links to files in my harddisk) that automatically launch my browser and open ...
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How do I use wget with a list of URLs and their corresponding output files?

Suppose list_of_urls looks like this: http://www.url1.com/some.txt http://www.url2.com/video.mp4 I know how to use that with: wget -i list_of_urls But, what if my list_of_urls has this, and they ...
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command line friendly search engine, for use with Links

Are there any search engines that are friendly enough to be used in Links? Perhaps a google proxy that has no clutter, I find that Google takes a lot of navigating through the mass of links before ...
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Activating colors in links2 (text mode)

I can't seem to see colors in links2 (text mode), even after playing with my TERM settings. The links2 manpage and README.Debian don't specifically address this issue. Also, command-line options like -...
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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: http://web-...
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