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Sep 16, 2007

Viewing the Internet via Command Line

This is kind of stupid, and pointless in this day and age, but it's kind of interesting none the less. As you know from my last post I am fighting with Gentoo, and trying to overcome my kryptonite. Anyhoo, during the install process, you must go out to the internet to download some stuff. The funny thing is though, you install Gentoo from command line.

In Gentoo, to view a website you must use links like this:

>links http://www.bauer-power.net

In Ubuntu, links isn't installed by default, but you can fix that using apt-get:

>sudo apt-get install links

Then you can check out Bauer-Power, and not even need a gui to do it!

links command line internet browser



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