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Updates to Basic BLFS Chapter 3

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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 "e0cd5582b99a678b5ad3b112e9b42f7e">
10 <!ENTITY links-size "6.4 MB">
11 <!ENTITY links-buildsize "47 MB (with --enable-graphics)">
12 <!ENTITY links-time "0.4 SBU (with --enable-graphics)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="Links" xreflabel="Links-&links-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="links.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>Links-&links-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="Links">
26 <primary sortas="a-Links">Links</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to Links</title>
31
32 <para><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.</para>
36
37 &lfs83_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&links-download-http;"/></para>
43 </listitem>
44 <listitem>
45 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&links-download-ftp;"/></para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>Download MD5 sum: &links-md5sum;</para>
49 </listitem>
50 <listitem>
51 <para>Download size: &links-size;</para>
52 </listitem>
53 <listitem>
54 <para>Estimated disk space required: &links-buildsize;</para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>Estimated build time: &links-time;</para>
58 </listitem>
59 </itemizedlist>
60
61 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Links Dependencies</bridgehead>
62
63 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
64 <para role="optional">Graphics mode requires at least one of
65 <xref linkend="gpm"/> (mouse support to be used with a framebuffer-based console),
66 <ulink url="http://www.svgalib.org/">SVGAlib</ulink>,
67 <ulink url="http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/repo/pkgs/directfb/">DirectFB</ulink>, and
68 <ulink url="&blfs-book;x/installing.html">x-window-system</ulink>
69 </para>
70
71 <para>For decoding various image formats <application>Links</application>
72 can utilize
73 <ulink url="&blfs-book;general/libpng.html">libpng</ulink>,
74 <ulink url="&blfs-book;general/libjpeg.html">libjpeg</ulink>,
75 <ulink url="&blfs-book;general/librsvg.html">librsvg</ulink>, and
76 <ulink url="&blfs-book;general/libtiff.html">libtiff</ulink></para>
77
78 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
79 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/LinksBrowser"/></para>
80
81 </sect2>
82
83 <sect2 role="installation">
84 <title>Installation of Links</title>
85
86 <para>Install <application>Links</application> by running the following
87 commands:</para>
88
89<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man &amp;&amp;
90make</userinput></screen>
91
92 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
93
94 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
95
96<screen role='root'><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
97install -v -d -m755 /usr/share/doc/links-&links-version; &amp;&amp;
98install -v -m644 doc/links_cal/* KEYS BRAILLE_HOWTO \
99 /usr/share/doc/links-&links-version;</userinput></screen>
100
101 </sect2>
102
103 <sect2 role="commands">
104 <title>Command Explanations</title>
105
106 <para><option>--enable-graphics</option>: This switch enables support
107 for graphics mode.</para>
108
109 </sect2>
110
111 <sect2 role="configuration">
112 <title>Configuring Links</title>
113
114 <sect3 id="links-config">
115 <title>Config Files</title>
116
117 <para><filename>~/.links/*</filename></para>
118
119 <indexterm zone="Links links-config">
120 <primary sortas="e-AA.links/*">~/.links/*</primary>
121 </indexterm>
122
123 </sect3>
124
125 <sect3>
126 <title>Configuration Information</title>
127
128 <para><application>Links</application> stores its configuration in per-user
129 files in the <filename class="directory">~/.links</filename> directory. These
130 files are created automatically when <command>links</command> is run for the
131 first time.</para>
132
133 </sect3>
134
135 </sect2>
136
137 <sect2 role="content">
138 <title>Contents</title>
139
140 <segmentedlist>
141 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
142 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
143 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
144
145 <seglistitem>
146 <seg>links</seg>
147 <seg>None</seg>
148 <seg>/usr/share/doc/links-&links-version;</seg>
149 </seglistitem>
150 </segmentedlist>
151
152 <variablelist>
153 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
154 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
155 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
156
157 <varlistentry id="links">
158 <term><command>links</command></term>
159 <listitem>
160 <para>is a text and graphics mode WWW browser.</para>
161 <indexterm zone="Links links">
162 <primary sortas="b-links">links</primary>
163 </indexterm>
164 </listitem>
165 </varlistentry>
166
167 </variablelist>
168
169 </sect2>
170
171</sect1>
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