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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY links-download-http "http://links.twibright.com/download/links-&links-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY links-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY links-md5sum "64215ef5e6e35ae8b131d78fcb162f12">
10 <!ENTITY links-size "6.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY links-buildsize "36 MB">
12 <!ENTITY links-time "0.3 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="Links" xreflabel="Links-&links-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="links.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <date>$Date$</date>
20 </sect1info>
21
22 <title>Links-&links-version;</title>
23
24 <indexterm zone="Links">
25 <primary sortas="a-Links">Links</primary>
26 </indexterm>
27
28 <sect2 role="package">
29 <title>Introduction to Links</title>
30
31 <para>
32 <application>Links</application> is a text and graphics mode
33 WWW browser. It includes support for rendering
34 tables and frames, features background downloads, can display colors
35 and has many other features.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs110a_checked;
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>
44 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&links-download-http;"/>
45 </para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>
49 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&links-download-ftp;"/>
50 </para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download MD5 sum: &links-md5sum;
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download size: &links-size;
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Estimated disk space required: &links-buildsize;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Estimated build time: &links-time;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 </itemizedlist>
73
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Links Dependencies</bridgehead>
75
76 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
77 <para role="recommended">
78 <xref linkend="libevent"/>
79 </para>
80
81 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
82 <para role="optional">
83 Graphics mode requires at least one of
84 <xref linkend="gpm"/> (mouse support to be used with a framebuffer-based
85 console),
86 <ulink url="http://www.svgalib.org/">SVGAlib</ulink>,
87 <ulink url="http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/repo/pkgs/directfb/">
88 DirectFB
89 </ulink>, and
90 <xref linkend="x-window-system"/>
91 </para>
92
93 <para role="optional">
94 For decoding various image formats <application>Links</application>
95 can utilize
96 <xref linkend="libpng"/>,
97 <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
98 <xref linkend="librsvg"/>, and
99 <xref linkend="libtiff"/>
100 </para>
101
102 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
103 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/LinksBrowser"/></para>
104
105 </sect2>
106
107 <sect2 role="installation">
108 <title>Installation of Links</title>
109
110 <para>
111 Install <application>Links</application> by running the following
112 commands:
113 </para>
114
115<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man &amp;&amp;
116make</userinput></screen>
117
118 <para>
119 This package does not come with a test suite.
120 </para>
121
122 <para>
123 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
124 </para>
125
126<screen role='root'><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
127install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/doc/links-&links-version; &amp;&amp;
128install -v -m644 doc/links_cal/* KEYS BRAILLE_HOWTO \
129 /usr/share/doc/links-&links-version;</userinput></screen>
130
131 </sect2>
132
133 <sect2 role="commands">
134 <title>Command Explanations</title>
135
136 <para>
137 <option>--enable-graphics</option>: This switch enables support
138 for graphics mode.
139 </para>
140
141 </sect2>
142
143 <sect2 role="configuration">
144 <title>Configuring Links</title>
145
146 <sect3 id="links-config">
147 <title>Config Files</title>
148
149 <para>
150 <filename>~/.links/*</filename>
151 </para>
152
153 <indexterm zone="Links links-config">
154 <primary sortas="e-AA.links/*">~/.links/*</primary>
155 </indexterm>
156
157 </sect3>
158
159 <sect3>
160 <title>Configuration Information</title>
161
162 <para>
163 <application>Links</application> stores its configuration in per-user
164 files in the <filename class="directory">~/.links</filename> directory.
165 These files are created automatically when <command>links</command> is
166 run for the first time.
167 </para>
168
169 </sect3>
170
171 </sect2>
172
173 <sect2 role="content">
174 <title>Contents</title>
175
176 <segmentedlist>
177 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
178 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
179 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
180
181 <seglistitem>
182 <seg>links</seg>
183 <seg>None</seg>
184 <seg>/usr/share/doc/links-&links-version;</seg>
185 </seglistitem>
186 </segmentedlist>
187
188 <variablelist>
189 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
190 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
191 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
192
193 <varlistentry id="links">
194 <term><command>links</command></term>
195 <listitem>
196 <para>
197 is a text and graphics mode WWW browser
198 </para>
199 <indexterm zone="Links links">
200 <primary sortas="b-links">links</primary>
201 </indexterm>
202 </listitem>
203 </varlistentry>
204
205 </variablelist>
206
207 </sect2>
208
209</sect1>
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