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Lynx text browser changing the background color to match terminal emulator settings

Im using Sakura and I use a dark mode color scheme. The background color is a dark gray color. (#1e1e1e). I am trying to figure out how to get lynx terminal browser to match this background color. Is ...
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Links Browser via Tor

Is it possible to force the Links text browser to use Tor? Links itself contains only socks4a proxy options, which is no good for Tor current. Specifying Privoxy, with Privoxy forwarding to Tor, using ...
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Installing lynx without apt-get

We have a small gateway running linux which is built without apt-get. We need to connect it to a local wifi network which uses a public Web interface and want to use lynx to set up the connection. ...
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lynx blocked by google asking to fill captcha

I was using lynx to dump search pages. But after about 20 requests, google blocked me asking to fill a captcha. But as I cant see image in lynx, I couldn't fill the captcha. Is there a way in which i ...
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how to run dolibarr (through apache server) on AWS?

In the context of running web apps on AWS. How can I find the admin credentials and reset the password for dolibarr? thufir@aws:$ thufir@aws:$ lynx localhost/dolibarr -dump #[1]Home [2]GNU ...
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How do you to configure a hotkey in Lynx browser to open page the system browser?

When you're viewing an HTML page in Lynx, sometimes text-only formatting isn't adequate (especially for poorly designed HTML). Can Lynx be configured to open the current page in another browser (e.g. ...
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Can I configure lynx to show me hidden files when browsing a directory?

Can I configure lynx to show me files/folders starting with dot when browsing a local directory? For example: .git .bashrc Thanks.
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Download multiple html pages from a txt file

I have a txt file with several links. I need to access each link in this txt and download / save each page. To access each page, login and password are required. How can I do this by terminal linux / ...
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Lynx cron job fails on https url

I had a cron job with the following command lynx -source http://example.com/daemon.php which worked fine. I than changed my .htaccess file to disallow non https requests. Now, I get the following ...
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HTTPS Support for Lynx in Windows

I just downloaded and installed Lynx for Windows and It does not support HTTPS to browse most of the websites today, especially Wikipedia. I download it from Invisible Island, I guess it's the ...
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Lynx colorscheme reading issue [duplicate]

I just start using the text-based Lynx browser, and a part of the interface is very hard to read like you can see on this screenshot: How can I fix that?
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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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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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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, this ...
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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.