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Interacts between browser and other desktop components

'Webrowse,' 'inbrowse' and 'go' are tools that facilitate interfaces between a Netscape web browser and other componenets of a Unix desktop, such as the command line, the X11 cut buffer, editors, mail readers, etc. Browse any source of text, HTML, files, URLs, pieces of URLs, simple search and lookup specifications, etc., including automatic markup of implicit URLs and paths in the text. 'Inbrowse' is a frontend to webrowse that reads the standard input and guesses the appropriate way to browse it. 'Go' is a convenience frontend to webrowse that usually lets you give simple, abbreviated commands to open a website or perform various web searches and lookups.


User manpage available in HTML format from http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~kinzler/webrowse/src/webrowse.html



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Janet Casey

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20 June 2002

Leaders and contributors

Steve Kinzler Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:kinzler@cs.indiana.edu

Software prerequisites

Required to usePerl
Required to usenetscape *or* Mosaic

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 January 2017.


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