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I need a command line browser that may be in the default install of ubuntu 606 long term service

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I checked, lynx is not there !

Any other ideas of what might be there.    I did a man -k browswer and it was not helpfull
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by:bitmechanic
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Also can I do a "tab tab" to show all my commands and somehow redirect all this to a file ?    

Example:

l  "tab tab" will show me all the commands that start with "L".

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by:nedvis
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elinks (version 0.10.6-1ubuntu3)  and lynx (version 2.8.5-2ubuntu1) are two text based WWW browsers available for Ubuntu Dapper Drake.
I'm not sure whether they are included in Ubuntu default installations but you can allways add more repositories to your package sources list.

Here's what are my repositories for Xubuntu/Ubuntu 6.0. :

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper universe
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper universe

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security main restricted

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security universe

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper multiverse
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper multiverse

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-backports main restricted universe multiverse

deb http://www.getautomatix.com/apt dapper main
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by:nedvis
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I would wholeheartedly recommend you to add Automatix teporitories to you Ubuntu pack-sources
Just visit  http://www.getautomatix.com/ WEB site and you'll find how to turn your Ubuntu into more
loveable enjoyable and usefull installation.

nedvis
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by:Luxana
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have about "w3m" browser?
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DonConsolio earned 800 total points
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echeck if "w3m" is available
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by:bitmechanic
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I will check that.  The objective is to build a lamp server without any connection to anything.  After it is all working I want to mess with php in a company envirement that does not let "unautherized" machines on the network.  

I do testing of hardware for a living and they have a 3 foot tall stack of laptops that I can do anything I want as long as they are not connected to the network.  
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Bingo, w3m was there.   It is a pain to use but it is there !!!

You all are just great.

Thanks

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