LYNX The Text Web-Browser

Quick Notes on Lynx web browser - 

  1. Lynx is a customizable text-based web browser for use on cursor-addressable character-cell terminals. It is the oldest web browser still in general use and active development, having started in 1992.
  2. Please Note - Lynx is all text-based, it doesn’t run JavaScript, Java Applets and Flash.
  3. Version –
    1. current developmental version - 2.8.9
    2. current available version - 2.8.8
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  2. Download Resources -
  3. Lynx Help -
  4. Current versions of Lynx run on UNIX, VMS, Windows3.x/9x/NT and later, 386DOS and OS/2 EMX.
  5. Lynx is a fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) client for users running cursor-addressable, character-cell display devices.
  6. It is definitely not a user-friendly tool but it can be used for testing the content in a similar way like the crawlers do for Google.
  7. Validate options are handy to test the protocols and Content quality.




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