Lynx is a character-based Web browser that lets you see only the text (not the images) of World Wide Web documents. It is a good way to explore the Web from a slow modem connection or an older computer.
Using the Software
To start a Lynx session, at the system prompt type:
Lynx 2.8.1 is available as a test version. To start a lynx 2.8.1 session, at the system prompt type:
By default, Lynx will open the UW's Homepage. If you want to go to some other Web address, use Lynx's "Goto URL" command by pressing "g".
How to bookmark Web sites using Lynx.
A man page is available for this utility. At the system prompt, type:
To display a complete list of current options, at the system prompt type:
(software installed on UA computers for 5/6/98; 2.8.1 installed for testing 1/6/99)