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Re: Lynx & Wi

From: Michael Sokolov
Subject: Re: Lynx & Wind
Date: Fri, 22 May 98 01:28:30 -0400

Doug Kaufman <address@hidden> wrote:
> Although there have been some postings about the theoretical possibility
> of using lynx with Windows 3.x, I don't believe that anyone has actually
> succeeded in making a lynx executable that functions in Windows 3.x,
> either as a Windows program or as a DOS program that works in a DOS
> window.

The CURRENT DJGPP version of Lynx should run just fine in a DOS386 virtual
machine (called a "Windows DOS box" by plebeans).

> If you have Windows 3.1, you have DOS and can run lynx after
> exiting from Windows.

It is not necessary to exit DOS386/Windows. You can establish the network
connection, then start DOS386/Windows, and run Lynx in a VM. (Just don't run a
WINSOCK that grabs the packet driver for itself.)

Michael Sokolov
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