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Re: lynx-dev lynx.exe

From: James Phillips
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx.exe
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 14:17:14 -0800 (PST)

--- Fiber McGee <address@hidden> wrote:
> The message below from "Robert C. Vande Hey"
> <address@hidden> was forwarded by one
> of the list maintainers.
> >         Before Windows I used Lynx to browse the internet. 
> Because of 
> > its fastness I wished to see if I could browse with Lynx again.
> >
> >         I downloaded "lynx_w32.2.8.2rel.1" but when I click on
> "lynx.exe" 
> > (which I see is the one modified 6/14/99 having 1,055KB) I see
> popping up 
> > a window with the heading "lynx" and on a gray-colored screen the
> > information "Alert: Unable to access document" and then on a
> black 
> > DOS-like background white text giving a flashing glimpse of what
> appears 
> > to be commands (maybe? "looking for"?).
> >
> >         Do you have any idea of what is going on, what I missed
> doing, 
> > and how I can browse again with Lynx?
> >
> >         Thanking you for your help,
> >                                                 ~ Bob V
IF it can't find it's startfile (homepage), it quits. It defaults
to I believe. Try loading LYNX after you are
connected to the internet.

If you want to use lynx locally, change the STARTFILE in the lynx.cfg file.

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