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Updated to Lynx-2.8.6

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY lynx-download-http "http://lynx.isc.org/release/lynx&lynx-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY lynx-download-ftp "ftp://lynx.isc.org/lynx&lynx-version;/lynx&lynx-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY lynx-md5sum "dc80497b7dda6a28fd80404684d27548">
10 <!ENTITY lynx-size "2.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY lynx-buildsize "26 MB">
12 <!ENTITY lynx-time "0.5 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="lynx" xreflabel="Lynx-&lynx-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="lynx.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Lynx-&lynx-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="lynx">
26 <primary sortas="a-Lynx">Lynx</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Lynx</title>
31
32 <para><application>Lynx</application> is a text based web browser.</para>
33
34 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
35 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
36 <listitem>
37 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&lynx-download-http;"/></para>
38 </listitem>
39 <listitem>
40 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&lynx-download-ftp;"/></para>
41 </listitem>
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download MD5 sum: &lynx-md5sum;</para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download size: &lynx-size;</para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Estimated disk space required: &lynx-buildsize;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Estimated build time: &lynx-time;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 </itemizedlist>
55
56 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Lynx Dependencies</bridgehead>
57
58 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
59 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="openssl"/> or experimentaly,
60 <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/">GnuTLS</ulink> (which
61 needs <ulink
62 url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/libgpg-error/">libgpg-error</ulink>
63 then <ulink url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgcrypt/">libgcrypt</ulink>),
64 <xref linkend="zip"/>,
65 <xref linkend="unzip"/>,
66 an <xref linkend="server-mail"/> (that provides a
67 <command>sendmail</command> command),
68 <xref linkend="slang"/>, and
69 <!-- <ulink
70 url="http://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/utils/compress/ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z">
71 ncompress</ulink> and -->
72 <ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/sharutils/">sharutils</ulink>
73 (for a <command>uudecode</command> program)</para>
74
75 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
76 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/Lynx"/></para>
77
78 </sect2>
79
80 <sect2 role="installation">
81 <title>Installation of Lynx</title>
82
83 <para>Install <application>Lynx</application> by running the following
84 commands:</para>
85
86<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
87 --sysconfdir=/etc/lynx \
88 --datadir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version; \
89 --with-zlib \
90 --with-bzlib &amp;&amp;
91make</userinput></screen>
92
93 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
94
95 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
96
97<screen role='root'><userinput>make install-full &amp;&amp;
98chgrp -v -R root /usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_doc</userinput></screen>
99
100 </sect2>
101
102 <sect2 role="commands">
103 <title>Command Explanations</title>
104
105 <para><parameter>--sysconfdir=/etc/lynx</parameter>: This parameter is
106 used so that the configuration files are located in
107 <filename class="directory">/etc/lynx</filename> instead of
108 <filename class="directory">/usr/etc</filename>.</para>
109
110 <para><parameter>--datadir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;</parameter>:
111 This parameter is used so that the documentation files are installed into
112 <filename class="directory">/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;</filename>
113 instead of
114 <filename class="directory">/usr/share/lynx_{doc,help}</filename>.</para>
115
116 <para><parameter>--with-zlib</parameter>: This enables support for
117 linking <filename class="libraryfile">libz</filename> into
118 <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
119
120 <para><parameter>--with-bzlib</parameter>: This enables support for
121 linking <filename class="libraryfile">libbz2</filename> into
122 <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
123
124 <para><option>--with-ssl</option>: This enables support for
125 linking SSL into <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
126
127 <para><option>--with-gnutls</option>: This enables experimental support
128 for linking <application>GnuTLS</application> into
129 <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
130
131 <para><command>make install-full</command>: In addition to the standard
132 installation, this target installs the documentation and help files.</para>
133
134 <para><command>chgrp -v -R root
135 /usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_doc</command>:
136 This command corrects the improper group ownership of installed
137 documentation files caused if <application>Lynx</application> is built
138 by any user other than
139 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem>.</para>
140
141 <!-- This was fixed in the 2.8.6 release, though it still could
142 be considered an issue by some
143 <note>
144 <para>There has been a security vulnerability identified if you enable
145 support for CGI links by passing the <option>-enable-cgi-links</option>
146 parameter to <command>configure</command>. See <ulink
147 url="http://seclists.org/lists/vulnwatch/2005/Oct-Dec/0041.html"/> for
148 details.</para>
149 </note>
150 -->
151
152 </sect2>
153
154 <sect2 role="configuration">
155 <title>Configuring Lynx</title>
156
157 <sect3 id="lynx-config">
158 <title>Config Files</title>
159
160 <para><filename>/etc/lynx/lynx.cfg</filename></para>
161
162 <indexterm zone="lynx lynx-config">
163 <primary sortas="e-etc-lynx-lynx.cfg">/etc/lynx/lynx.cfg</primary>
164 </indexterm>
165
166 </sect3>
167
168 <sect3>
169 <title>Configuration Information</title>
170
171 <para>Various settings such as proxies can be set in the system-wide
172 <filename>lynx.cfg</filename> file found in
173 <filename class="directory">/etc/lynx</filename>.</para>
174
175 </sect3>
176
177 </sect2>
178
179 <sect2 role="content">
180 <title>Contents</title>
181
182 <segmentedlist>
183 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
184 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
185 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
186
187 <seglistitem>
188 <seg>lynx</seg>
189 <seg>None</seg>
190 <seg>/etc/lynx and /usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;</seg>
191 </seglistitem>
192 </segmentedlist>
193
194 <variablelist>
195 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
196 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
197 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
198
199 <varlistentry id="lynx-prog">
200 <term><command>lynx</command></term>
201 <listitem>
202 <para>is a general purpose, text-based, distributed information
203 browser for the World Wide Web.</para>
204 <indexterm zone="lynx lynx-prog">
205 <primary sortas="b-lynx">lynx</primary>
206 </indexterm>
207 </listitem>
208 </varlistentry>
209
210 </variablelist>
211
212 </sect2>
213
214</sect1>
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