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Lynx

Lynx

Lynx is a fully-featured web browser for users on Unix, VMS, and other platforms running cursor-addressable, character-cell terminals or emulators. That includes vt100 terminals, other character-cell displays, and vt100 emulators such as Kermit or Procomm running on PCs or Macs.

It displays Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) documents containing links to files on the local system, as well as files on remote systems running http, gopher, ftp, wais, nntp, finger, or cso/ph/qi servers, and services accessible via logins to telnet, tn3270 or rlogin accounts.

Lynx can be used to access information on the WWW, or to establish information systems intended primarily for local access. The software is also used to check for usability of websites in older browsers.

It is very fast and easy to use.

 Lynx 2.8.8

Price
Free to download

Size
2.5MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Thomas Dickey and many contributors

Website
lynx.isc.org

System Requirements
ncurses library

Support:
Users Guide, Help files, Mailing List

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Speed benefits of text-only browsing for low bandwidth internet connections
  • Effectively browse most of the web
  • Bookmark managing
  • HTTP cookies
  • Launch external programs to handle non-text content

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