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Re: lynx-dev Not a Lynx question, but...

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Not a Lynx question, but...
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 16:07:57 +0300 (MSK)

20-Dec-99 10:59 Eduardo Chappa L. wrote:
> Dear Lynx Developers,

>   This is not a lynx question, but I hope someone in this list can tell me
> where to find the answer. The reason i am posting here is because I
> noticed the problem trying to use lynx.

>   I Downloaded a copy of lynx and copied it in to another computer which
> uses windows 95, there are two installed modems in that computer and 2 ISP
> (one of them aol). If I open lynx to read a local file (like its help) I
> do not have any problem, so lynx is installed correctly, and most
> importantly it works. No problem there, the problem arises when I point
> lynx to open a link outside the computer (say Even if the
> internet connection is opened (not aol), lynx does not find the internet
> connection opened and hangs forever, it does not seem to timeout.
> Applications like telnet or ftp have the same problem. No program seems to
> find the internet connection. Does anyone from this symptoms know what the
> problem is or can tell me how/where to find the answer. To make it more

Are you sure you download lynx for W95/98/NT but not for DOS?
There is a difference.

If this is not the case try to remove jack from one modem so you got
one ISP for sure (perhaps a problem here, but I think not).

> interesting AOL seems to work, except by the browser. If it were my
> decision I would forget AOL, but it's not, so I want to make this work
> with aol installed there, but I want to be able to use the other ISP for
> lynx, and that does not seem possible.

>   Any suggestions?, Thanks.

> Eduardo

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