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lynx-dev Re: help using lynx locally

From: Webmaster Jim
Subject: lynx-dev Re: help using lynx locally
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 07:21:12 -0500

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 12:53:21AM -0000, Chris Thomas wrote:
> Dear James
> I am in the throes of setting up a home page which I would like to be
> accessible and found a reference to your Lynx browser at the RNIB site.
> I've downloaded lynx 2.8.4 P5 successsfully and got it running so that
> it accesses the web and it is already very useful.
> However, I am having no luck accessing sites on my own PC (Windows 98)
> using the instructions in the help document - lynx just does not seem
> to be able to access my local page index.htm in its directory whereas
> internet explorer, netscape and opera can.
> Can you or your collegues provide a computer moron a simple
> instruction to try so that I can a) start lynx without accessing the
> internet if need be and b)then simply type in my local file name to
> load? I presume I need to modify the lynx.cfg file but definitely need
> expert help.
> I would be exceedingly grateful!
> Best wishes
> Chris 
> Dr Chris Thomas, Cambridge UK

Chris --

  You should be able to do this in a DOS window:




  The following is likely to work, but hard to type:

LYNX file://localhost/c:

  No lynx.cfg modification required!

Marvin the Paranoid Android says:
It's no good just pressing that.

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