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Automatic login to Vodafone Community WiFi (Fon) via Unix script

First I have to say that my question is similar to this one I am using a Vodafone Community Fon AP and it often disconnects. In OS X, which I'm using, there is a tool called Captive Network Assistant ...
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Indexing file resources from a website

How can I get a list of all (image) resources from a website? Is there a better wait than using wget and parsing the log stream in order to get the list of all images? Worst is, I'm pretty use I ...
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Why doesn't Websense filter Lynx?

Websense is a product that is used to block websites. When I use the text based browser Lynx I'm able to visit websites that are filtered by websense when I use a browser like chrome or firefox.
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How can I make lynx to associate magnet: links with aria2c?

I use lynx, but everytime I need to open a magnet: link I need to save it and then, get out of lynx and then cat lynx_bookmarks.html copy the link and the pass it to the command line as a parameter ...
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Lynx how to change blue background color

As you can see my lynx's bottom part is hard to read. How can I change the color? I use Solarized Dark on iTerm2.
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How do I do the command Alt+M T D in LyX?

I'm trying to learn to use LyX and I'm using Windows 7. The command to turn an inline equation into a display equation is "Alt+M T D". How do i press those buttons? I've tried pressing all four at the ...
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How to login to a website with no username when using lynx?

I'm trying to login to a linksys router web interface using lynx. From what I understand, if I use the command lynx -auth=username:password http://192.168.1.1/ I can login with basic http ...
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moving off a form in lynx when there is only a form element on page

In Lynx, Is there a way to get to the options or go menu when there is a single text entry box on the page ? for example a html file containing just <input type="text" /> Do i have to Control ...
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Lynx https patch

I have heard that there is a https patch for lynx, where can I find the patch and how would I install it? I am using a mac 10.8, I looked an GitHub and I could not find anything.
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lynx error after install says “HTTP/1.0 302 moved” and I don't know why

I have tried to install lynx on my server running Centos 6.2 several times. I have tried by rpm, and also from scratch with ./configure , make, make install, as well as during post install in a ks ...
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lynx browser, enter hid/pwd as command?

I am on a network with a firewall that requires a username / password. I want to write a script to do some automated yum installs (specifically, tools to mount an nfs) but first I need to go to a web ...
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Is it possible to get past Google's “Our systems have detected unusual traffic” page in a text-only browser?

I like using a text-only browser (elinks) to do basic web-browsing. Unfortunately, I recently keep getting Google's "Our systems have detected unusual traffic" page, which offers a CAPTCHA to let me ...
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No output returned when curl ing any URL in Red Hat 6 but the same url works in lynx browser

I am trying to install some packages in Python using easy install. But i get a 'Download Error' for any package i try to install. So i tried to test if internet is accessible at all from the machine ...
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How to I configure lynx user settings without changing OS level settings?

I want to configure lynx to always accept cookies, but without having to hack the OS level configuration in /etc/lynx.cfg. How can I do this? Note: calling lynx with command line options is not an ...
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links 2.7 and magnet links

I use transmission-daemon and web interface for downloading torrent and text browsers (links, lynx). How I can handle magnet-links in text browsers? I added x-scheme/magnet with transmission-daemon ...
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How to access IEEE Xplore on Lynx browser?

I tried to access a paper via Lynx as follows- lynx http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=5495638 I've sshed in to my college PC where we have IEEE subscription (Also I have set ...
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lynx program failing with 'Can't access startfile'?

lynx program says 'Can't Access `file://localhost/usr/share/doc/HTML/index.html' Alert!: Unable to access document.' Where is the startup config file? Can someone please provide a solution? # ...
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Sending commands to parent tmux session from vim

I have a split window setup with vim and Lynx in tmux. I'm trying to build a script so that I can send a custom command to vim which will save the script I'm working on, switch focus to the Lynx pane, ...
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Download a file from a website in command line in Linux

I need to download a file from a website which has a URL formatted like: http://www.server.com/downloads/1234/ This redirects to a .zip file which has to be saved. There is also a need to ...
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Lynx read from file

I am using Lynx to extract text from a HTML file. How can I use Lynx to read from the file? I tried: lynx -dump file::///home/vivek/html.txt and received the Alert!: Unsupported URL scheme!
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Using cookies with lynx

lynx -cfg=cfg.file $URL this works with the following contents of the .cfg file: SET_COOKIES:TRUE ACCEPT_ALL_COOKIES:TRUE PERSISTENT_COOKIES:TRUE COOKIE_FILE:cookie.file however, ...
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Using lynx/links/elinks to correctly display a websites Cyrillic characters

Been struggling finding an answer on this topic for a few days now, I"m just curious as to how one would go about forcing either the shell (putty) iself, or the text-browser links to output Cyrillic ...
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Text based webbrowser that supports JavaScript?

If I lynx beforeitsnews.com then I can't see the page because it needs a JavaScript compatible webbrowser. Are there any text-based webbrowsers that supports JavaScript?:
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How do I access Gmail in lynx?

Client does not support https. That is all I am getting. I even tried the basic HTML link.
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How do I configure lynx to recognize ^? as delete/backspace?

When I use lynx via sshing to a Debian box from MacOS X (Leopard), it doesn't recognize my default backspace ('^?') as such. I would like to know how to map backspace to '^?' for that particular ...
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Setting up Lynx Browser on Windows 7

Can anyone provide a walk through of getting the Lynx browser up and running on Windows 7. I want to do some accessibility testing with this browser but I can't find any simple steps to getting it ...
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run browser from remote machine

I can connect to a remote machine using ssh, I would like to open a URL from the remote machine. Well, I can do this using lynx (a command line browser), but then, javascript etc... gets messed up. ...
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Why are no application folders being created in home folder?

For example, when I do something like... sudo apt-get install vim No .vim folder is created in the home folder.
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lynx for suse Linux enterprise 10

Where can I find Lynx for Suse Linux Enterprise 10? All I can find is Lynx for OpenSuse.
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JavaScript-based applications and text browsers

How to use complex AJAX applications with a lot of menus and with X.509 authentications in non-GUI mode with simple browsers? For example, I can login to Webmoney from console using links/lynx/link2 ...
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How do I copy a link in Lynx?

I'd like to copy the current link to the system's clipboard or write it to a file. If it isn't possible, I guess I'd have to settle with opening it in an external browser (which I was avoiding in the ...
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How to set a proxy server for connecting to the internet in Lynx?

I am using Lynx on Windows Vista. I need to go through a proxy server to connect to the internet. I cannot find the option to specify the proxy settings for Lynx :(
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Lynx web browser usage [closed]

Does anyone still use the Lynx text-only web browser? It would seem useful for certain classes of low-end mobile devices, especially if one is billed per KB of data transfer.