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[http://elinks.or.cz/ ELinks]is an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web (HTTP/FTP/..) browser. ELinks can render both frames and tables, is highly customizable and can be extended via Lua or Guile scripts. It features tabs and some support for CSS.
 
[http://elinks.or.cz/ ELinks]is an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web (HTTP/FTP/..) browser. ELinks can render both frames and tables, is highly customizable and can be extended via Lua or Guile scripts. It features tabs and some support for CSS.

Revision as of 12:53, 28 May 2013

ELinksis an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web (HTTP/FTP/..) browser. ELinks can render both frames and tables, is highly customizable and can be extended via Lua or Guile scripts. It features tabs and some support for CSS.

Installing

elinks is available from the official repositories.

Usage

Start elinks with

elinks

or, if you want to start a specific website:

elinks foo.bar.org

Some basic keys are

g Open URL-dialog
t Open new tab
> Change tab
c Close current tab
Esc Show toolbar

Configuration

ELinks is capable of using external programs for various tasks, one of them is showing pictures. The %-sign is handled as filename (or URL).

~/.elinks/elinks.conf
set mime.extension.jpg="image/jpeg"
set mime.extension.jpeg="image/jpeg"
set mime.extension.png="image/png"
set mime.extension.gif="image/gif"
set mime.extension.bmp="image/bmp"

set mime.handler.image_viewer.unix.ask = 1
set mime.handler.image_viewer.unix-xwin.ask = 0
 
set mime.handler.image_viewer.unix.block = 1
set mime.handler.image_viewer.unix-xwin.block = 0 
 
set mime.handler.image_viewer.unix.program = "ADDYOURTERMINALPICTUREVIEWERHERE %"
set mime.handler.image_viewer.unix-xwin.program = "ADDYOURXPICTUREVIEWERHERE %"

set mime.type.image.jpg = "image_viewer"
set mime.type.image.jpeg = "image_viewer"
set mime.type.image.png = "image_viewer"
set mime.type.image.gif = "image_viewer"
set mime.type.image.bmp = "image_viewer"

ToDo

Passing Youtube-links through external player

Basic scripting and CSS