source: networking/textweb/links.xml@ 59f6a1f

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Package updates (with polkit being the largest)

Update to pipewire-0.3.39
Update to poppler-21.10.0
Update to links-2.25
Update to polkit-0.120

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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 "2aa45c8827d9210e936ee91b5b8801b9">
10 <!ENTITY links-size "6.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY links-buildsize "38 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 role="optional">
103 For decompressing web pages that are compressed with Brotli,
104 <application>Links</application> can utilize
105 <xref linkend="brotli"/>
106 </para>
107
108 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
109 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/LinksBrowser"/></para>
110
111 </sect2>
112
113 <sect2 role="installation">
114 <title>Installation of Links</title>
115
116 <para>
117 Install <application>Links</application> by running the following
118 commands:
119 </para>
120
121<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man &amp;&amp;
122make</userinput></screen>
123
124 <para>
125 This package does not come with a test suite.
126 </para>
127
128 <para>
129 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
130 </para>
131
132<screen role='root'><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
133install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/doc/links-&links-version; &amp;&amp;
134install -v -m644 doc/links_cal/* KEYS BRAILLE_HOWTO \
135 /usr/share/doc/links-&links-version;</userinput></screen>
136
137 </sect2>
138
139 <sect2 role="commands">
140 <title>Command Explanations</title>
141
142 <para>
143 <option>--enable-graphics</option>: This switch enables support
144 for graphics mode.
145 </para>
146
147 </sect2>
148
149 <sect2 role="configuration">
150 <title>Configuring Links</title>
151
152 <sect3 id="links-config">
153 <title>Config Files</title>
154
155 <para>
156 <filename>~/.links/*</filename>
157 </para>
158
159 <indexterm zone="Links links-config">
160 <primary sortas="e-AA.links/*">~/.links/*</primary>
161 </indexterm>
162
163 </sect3>
164
165 <sect3>
166 <title>Configuration Information</title>
167
168 <para>
169 <application>Links</application> stores its configuration in per-user
170 files in the <filename class="directory">~/.links</filename> directory.
171 These files are created automatically when <command>links</command> is
172 run for the first time.
173 </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>links</seg>
189 <seg>None</seg>
190 <seg>/usr/share/doc/links-&links-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="links">
200 <term><command>links</command></term>
201 <listitem>
202 <para>
203 is a text and graphics mode WWW browser
204 </para>
205 <indexterm zone="Links links">
206 <primary sortas="b-links">links</primary>
207 </indexterm>
208 </listitem>
209 </varlistentry>
210
211 </variablelist>
212
213 </sect2>
214
215</sect1>
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