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lynx-dev Re: Having trouble downloading Lynx

From: Webmaster Jim
Subject: lynx-dev Re: Having trouble downloading Lynx
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 07:54:09 -0500

On Thu, Jan 20, 2000 at 02:37:16PM -0800, Peter Rutherford wrote:
> I logged on to your site to download Lynx using Win95
> and IE4.

Er, whose site?  Since lynx development is fairly decentralized, there
are several (or many) places to pick up Lynx executables.

> I double clicked on the link and the hour glass
> started up. But no indication of file size, download
> time or Win95's silly graphic with the daft piece of

I just duplicated your attempts with IE4 and WinNT and downloaded my
recently-built version in a few seconds (of course, I always use Lynx
to download the latest version--you'll have to suffer with IE or NS for
your first try, unless you use wget).

> Since my win95 and IE4 are always screwing up, maybe
> my gear has fallen over again.
> Am I doing it right?

Try again at
> Also, I am looking to get Linux up and running. Is
> there a particular version for this, or do I use the
> regular Unix option?

Do you mean Lynx on Linux?  You should be able to do the simple UNIX
compile and go with this:

(unpack zip or tar.gz or tar.bz2)
make install

Get the source code from or a mirror

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