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XML Update -- Chapter 17

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/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&lynx-version;/lynx&lynx-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY lynx-size "2.1 MB">
10 <!ENTITY lynx-buildsize "18 MB">
11 <!ENTITY lynx-time "0.45 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="lynx" xreflabel="Lynx-&lynx-version;">
15<?dbhtml filename="lynx.html"?>
16<title>Lynx-&lynx-version;</title>
17
18<sect2>
19<title>Introduction to <application>Lynx</application></title>
20
21<para><application>Lynx</application> is a text based web browser.</para>
22
23<sect3><title>Package information</title>
24<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
25<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
26url="&lynx-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
27<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
28url="&lynx-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
29<listitem><para>Download size: &lynx-size;</para></listitem>
30<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
31&lynx-buildsize;</para></listitem>
32<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
33&lynx-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
34</sect3>
35
36<sect3><title><application>Lynx</application> dependencies</title>
37<sect4><title>Optional</title>
38<para>
39<xref linkend="openssl"/>,
40<ulink url="http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/">GnuTLS</ulink> (which
41needs <ulink
42url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/libgpg-error/">libgpg-error</ulink>,
43<ulink url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgcrypt/">libgcrypt</ulink> and
44<ulink
45url="ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/gnutls/opencdk/">opencdk</ulink>,
46in that order.), <ulink url="../server/mail.html">MTA</ulink> and
47<xref linkend="zip"/>
48</para></sect4>
49</sect3>
50
51</sect2>
52
53<sect2>
54<title>Installation of <application>Lynx</application></title>
55
56<para>Install <application>Lynx</application> by running the following commands.
57</para>
58
59<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/etc --with-zlib &amp;&amp;
60make &amp;&amp;
61make install &amp;&amp;
62make docdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_doc \
63 helpdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_help install-doc &amp;&amp;
64make docdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_doc \
65 helpdir=/usr/share/doc/lynx-&lynx-version;/lynx_help install-help</command></userinput></screen>
66
67</sect2>
68
69<sect2>
70<title>Command explanations</title>
71
72<para><parameter>--libdir=/etc</parameter>: For some reason, the
73configure and make routine for lynx uses libdir as the prefix for the
74configuration file. We set this to <filename class="directory">/etc</filename> so that the
75system wide configuration file is <filename>/etc/lynx.cfg</filename>.</para>
76
77<para><option>--with-zlib</option>: This enables support for
78linking <application>zlib</application> into <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
79
80<para><parameter>docdir=... helpdir=...</parameter>: We set these
81variables to avoid getting the help and documentation files installed
82under <filename class="directory">/etc</filename>.</para>
83
84<para><option>--with-ssl</option>: This enables support for
85linking <acronym>SSL</acronym> into <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
86
87<para><option>--with-gnutls</option>: This enables support for
88linking Gnu<acronym>TLS</acronym> into <application>Lynx</application>.</para>
89
90</sect2>
91
92<sect2>
93<title>Configuring <application>Lynx</application></title>
94
95<sect3><title>Config files</title>
96<para><filename>/etc/lynx.cfg</filename></para>
97</sect3>
98
99<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
100
101<para>Various settings such as proxies can be set in the system-wide
102<filename>lynx.cfg</filename> file found in <filename class="directory">/etc</filename>.</para>
103</sect3>
104
105</sect2>
106
107<sect2>
108<title>Contents</title>
109
110<para>The <application>Lynx</application> package contains <command>lynx
111</command>.</para>
112
113</sect2>
114
115<sect2><title>Description</title>
116
117<sect3><title>lynx</title>
118<para><command>lynx</command> is a general purpose, text-based, distributed
119information browser for the World Wide Web.</para></sect3>
120
121</sect2>
122
123</sect1>
124
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