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Re: lynx-dev lynx.exe

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx.exe
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 17:49:15 -0500

001201 James Phillips wrote:
> 001201 Robert Vande Hey wrote via the moderator:
>> 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 "Alert: Unable to access document"
>> and then on a black DOS-like background white text
>> giving a flashing glimpse of commands (maybe? "looking for"?).
> 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.

yes, that's the message you get if you're not connected to the Internet.
generally, the advice to test Lynx & get started is
to enter `lynx .' (that's a dot), which should list your current directory.

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