ELinks is an enhanced version of Links, a Lynx-like text Web browser with support for tables, frames, background downloads, SSL etc. It has a menu-fashioned user interface and is smaller and more lightweight than Lynx. ELinks adds many valuable features, like HTTP and proxy authentication, reasonable cookies support, Lua scripting, downloads resuming, very high configurability and more. ELinks has built-in support for HTTP, FTP, finger and local files; users can define their own external handlers for any other protocols.
DocumentationUser manpage available in HTML format from http://elinks.cz/documentation/manpages/elinks.1.html
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
released on 22 August 2009
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Kelly Hopkins||24 August 2009|
Leaders and contributors
|See the AUTHORS file in the distribution or for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking||Bug Tracking||http://bugzilla.elinks.cz|
|Weak prerequisite||GPM (for mouse support)|
|Weak prerequisite||bzlib (for handling local compressed documents)|
|Weak prerequisite||X11 (for setting x terminal emulator title)|
|Weak prerequisite||GNU TLS (for handling HTTPS browsing)|
|Weak prerequisite||expat (needed for XBEL bookmarksupport)|
|Weak prerequisite||Ruby (makes it possible to write plugins)|
|Weak prerequisite||SpiderMonkey (ECMAScript support)|
|Weak prerequisite||zlib (for handling compressed documents both locally or from server)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 March 2017.
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