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LYNX(1)                                                                LYNX(1)

       lynx  - a general purpose distributed information browser for the World
       Wide Web

       lynx [options] [path or URL]

       use "lynx -help" to display a complete list of current options.

       Lynx is a fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) client for users  running
       cursor-addressable,  character-cell display devices (e.g., vt100 termi-
       nals, vt100 emulators running on Windows 95/NT or Macintoshes,  or  any
       other  "curses-oriented"  display).   It  will display hypertext markup
       language (HTML) documents containing links to  files  residing  on  the
       local  system,  as  well  as  files  residing on remote systems running
       Gopher, HTTP, FTP, WAIS, and NNTP servers.  Current  versions  of  Lynx
       run on Unix, VMS, Windows 95/NT, 386DOS and OS/2 EMX.

       Lynx  can  be  used  to access information on the World Wide Web, or to
       build information systems intended primarily  for  local  access.   For
       example,  Lynx  has  been used to build several Campus Wide Information
       Systems (CWIS).  In addition, Lynx can be used to  build  systems  iso-
       lated within a single LAN.

       At  start  up, Lynx will load any local file or remote URL specified at
       the command line.  For help with URLs, press "?"  or "H" while  running
       Lynx.  Then follow the link titled, "Help on URLs."

       Lynx  uses  only  long option names. Option names can begin with double
       dash as well, underscores and dashes can be intermixed in option  names
       (in  the reference below options are with one dash before them and with

       -      If the argument is only `-`, then Lynx expects  to  receive  the
              arguments from stdin.  This is to allow for the potentially very
              long command line that can be associated with the  -get_data  or
              -post_data  arguments (see below).  It can also be used to avoid
              having sensitive information in the invoking command line (which
              would be visible to other processes on most systems), especially
              when the -auth or -pauth options are used.

              accept all cookies.

              apply restrictions for anonymous  account,  see  also  -restric-

              charset for documents that don`t specify it.

              charset assumed for local files.

              use this instead of unrecognized charsets.

              set  authorization  ID  and  password for protected documents at
              startup.  Be sure to protect any script  files  which  use  this

       -base  prepend  a request URL comment and BASE tag to text/html outputs
              for -source dumps.

              specify a local bibp server (default http://bibhost/).

       -blink forces high intensity  background  colors  for  color  mode,  if
              available  and  supported  by the terminal.  This applies to the
              slang library (for a few terminal emulators),  or  to  OS/2  EMX
              with ncurses.

       -book  use  the bookmark page as the startfile.  The default or command
              line startfile is still set for the  Main  screen  command,  and
              will be used if the bookmark page is unavailable or blank.

              toggles  scanning  of  news  articles for buried references, and
              converts them to news  links.   Not  recommended  because  email
              addresses  enclosed in angle brackets will be converted to false
              news links, and uuencoded messages can be trashed.

              set the NUMBER of documents cached in memory.   The  default  is

       -case  enable case-sensitive string searching.

              Toggle center alignment in HTML TABLE.

              specifies  a  Lynx  configuration  file  other  than the default

       -child exit on left-arrow in startfile, and disable save to disk.

              write keystroke commands and related information to  the  speci-
              fied file.

              read  keystroke  commands  from the specified file.  You can use
              the data written using the -cmd_log option.   Lynx  will  ignore
              other  information which the command-logging may have written to
              the logfile.  Each line of the command script contains either  a
              comment beginning with "#", or a keyword:

            exit causes  the  script  to stop, and forces lynx to exit immedi-

            key  the character value, in printable  form.   Cursor  and  other
                 special  keys are given as names, e.g., "Down Arrow".  Print-
                 able 7-bit ASCII codes are given as-is, and hexadecimal  val-
                 ues represent other 8-bit codes.

            set  followed  by a "name=value" allows one to override values set
                 in the lynx.cfg file.

       -color forces color mode  on,  if  available.   Default  color  control
              sequences  which work for many terminal types are assumed if the
              terminal capability description does not specify how  to  handle
              color.   Lynx  needs  to  be compiled with the slang library for
              this flag, it is equivalent to setting the COLORTERM environment
              variable.   (If  color  support  is instead provided by a color-
              capable curses library like ncurses, Lynx relies  completely  on
              the terminal description to determine whether color mode is pos-
              sible, and this flag is not needed  and  thus  unavailable.)   A
              saved  show_color=always  setting  found  in  a  .lynxrc file at
              startup has the same effect.  A saved show_color=never found  in
              .lynxrc on startup is overridden by this flag.

              Sets the connection timeout, where N is given in seconds.

              specifies  a file to use to read cookies.  If none is specified,
              the default value  is  ~/.lynx_cookies  for  most  systems,  but
              ~/cookies for MS-DOS.

              specifies a file to use to store cookies.  If none is specified,
              the value given by -cookie_file is used.

              toggles handling of Set-Cookie headers.

       -core  toggles forced core dumps on fatal errors.  Turn this option off
              to ask lynx to force a core dump if a fatal error occurs.

       -crawl with -traversal, output each page to a file.  with -dump, format
              output as with -traversal, but to stdout.

              toggles  the  use  of  curses  "pad"  feature   which   supports
              left/right scrolling of the display.

              separate incremental display stages with MessageSecs delay

       -delay add DebugSecs delay after each progress-message

              set the display variable for X rexec-ed programs.

              set the charset for the terminal output.

              inhibit wrapping of text in (pre) when -dump`ing and -crawl`ing,
              mark wrapped lines in interactive session.

       -dump  dumps the formatted output of the default document or one speci-
              fied  on  the command line to standard output.  This can be used
              in the following way:

              lynx -dump

              enable external editing, using the specified  EDITOR.  (vi,  ed,
              emacs, etc.)

              enable emacs-like key movement.

              toggles  compatibility  with  communication programs` scrollback
              keys (may be incompatible with some curses packages).

              define a file where Lynx will report HTTP access codes.

       -exec  enable local program execution (normally not configured).

              include all versions of files in local VMS directory listings.

              toggle memory leak-checking.  Normally this is not compiled-into
              your  executable,  but when it is, it can be disabled for a ses-

              force HREF-less `A` elements to be empty (close them as soon  as
              they are seen).

              forces the first document to be interpreted as HTML.

              toggles forcing of the secure flag for SSL cookies.

              toggles whether the Options Menu is key-based or form-based.

       -from  toggles transmissions of From headers.

       -ftp   disable ftp access.

              properly  formatted  data  for a get form are read in from stdin
              and passed to the form.  Input is  terminated  by  a  line  that
              starts with `---`.

       -head  send a HEAD request for the mime headers.

       -help  print the Lynx command syntax usage message.

              control the display of hidden links.

              merge hidden links show up as bracketed numbers and are numbered
              together with other links in the sequence of their occurrence in
              the document.

              listonly  hidden links are shown only on L)ist screens and list-
              ings generated by -dump or from the P)rint menu, but appear sep-
              arately  at  the end of those lists.  This is the default behav-

              ignore hidden links do not appear even in listings.

              toggles use of `)` or `--)` as a terminator for comments.

              set homepage separate from start page.

              toggles inclusion of links for all images.

              set the default index file to the specified URL.

       -ismap toggles inclusion of  ISMAP  links  when  client-side  MAPs  are

              do justification of text.

              starting count for lnk#.dat files produced by -crawl.

              disable URLs that point to remote hosts.

              enable  local  program  execution from local files only (if Lynx
              was compiled with local execution enabled).

              specify  filename  containing  color-style   information.    The
              default is lynx.lss.

              prints  the  MIME  header  of  a fetched document along with its

              toggles minimal versus valid comment parsing.

              toggles nested-tables logic (for debugging).

              number of articles in chunked news listings.

              maximum news articles in listings before chunking.

              disable bold video-attribute.

              disable directory browsing.

       -nocc  disable Cc: prompts for self copies of mailings.  Note that this
              does  not disable any CCs which are incorporated within a mailto
              URL or form ACTION.

              force color mode off, overriding terminal capabilities  and  any
              -color flags, COLORTERM variable, and saved .lynxrc settings.

              disable local program execution. (DEFAULT)

              disable transmissions of Referer headers for file URLs.

              disable the link list feature in dumps.

       -nolog disable mailing of error messages to document owners.

              This flag is not available on all systems, Lynx needs to be com-
              piled with HAVE_SIGACTION defined.  If available, this flag  may
              cause  Lynx to react more immediately to window changes when run
              within an xterm.

              disable forced pauses for statusline messages.

              disable most print functions.

              prevents automatic redirection and prints a message with a  link
              to the new URL.

              disable transmissions of Referer headers.

              disable reverse video-attribute.

              disable SOCKS proxy usage by a SOCKSified Lynx.

              disable the retrieval status messages.

              disable underline video-attribute.

              force numbering of links as well as form input fields

              force numbering of links.

              toggles display partial pages while loading.

              number  of  lines  to render before repainting display with par-
              tial-display logic

              set authorization ID and password for a protected  proxy  server
              at  startup.  Be sure to protect any script files which use this

       -popup toggles handling of single-choice SELECT options via popup  win-
              dows or as lists of radio buttons.

              properly  formatted  data for a post form are read in from stdin
              and passed to the form.  Input is  terminated  by  a  line  that
              starts with `---`.

              show  HTML  source  preparsed  and  reformatted  when  used with
              -source or in source view.

              show HTML source view with lexical elements and tags in color.

       -print enable print functions. (default)

              toggles pseudo-ALTs for inlines with no ALT string.

       -raw   toggles default setting of 8-bit character translations  or  CJK
              mode for the startup character set.

       -realm restricts access to URLs in the starting realm.

              flushes  the  cache  on  a proxy server (only the first document

              allows a list of services to be disabled selectively. Dashes and
              underscores  in  option  names  can be intermixed. The following
              list is printed if no options are specified.

              all - restricts all options listed below.

              bookmark - disallow changing the location of the bookmark  file.

              bookmark_exec  - disallow execution links via the bookmark file.

              change_exec_perms - disallow changing the eXecute permission  on
              files  (but still allow it for directories) when local file man-
              agement is enabled.

              default - same as  command  line  option  -anonymous.   Disables
              default  services  for  anonymous users.  Set to all restricted,
              except  for:  inside_telnet,  outside_telnet,  inside_ftp,  out-
              side_ftp,   inside_rlogin,   outside_rlogin,  inside_news,  out-
              side_news, telnet_port, jump, mail, print, exec, and goto.   The
              settings  for these, as well as additional goto restrictions for
              specific URL schemes that are also  applied,  are  derived  from
              definitions within userdefs.h.

              dired_support - disallow local file management.

              disk_save  -  disallow  saving to disk in the download and print

              dotfiles - disallow access to,  or  creation  of,  hidden  (dot)

              download  - disallow some downloaders in the download menu (does
              not imply disk_save restriction).

              editor - disallow external editing.

              exec - disable execution scripts.

              exec_frozen - disallow the user from changing the  local  execu-
              tion option.

              externals - disallow some "EXTERNAL" configuration lines if sup-
              port for passing URLs to external applications (with the  EXTERN
              command) is compiled in.

              file_url  -  disallow using G)oto, served links or bookmarks for
              file: URLs.

              goto - disable the `g` (goto) command.

              inside_ftp - disallow ftps for people coming  from  inside  your
              domain (utmp required for selectivity).

              inside_news  -  disallow  USENET  news posting for people coming
              from inside your domain (utmp required for selectivity).

              inside_rlogin - disallow rlogins for people coming  from  inside
              your domain (utmp required for selectivity).

              inside_telnet  -  disallow telnets for people coming from inside
              your domain (utmp required for selectivity).

              jump - disable the `j` (jump) command.

              multibook - disallow multiple bookmarks.

              mail - disallow mail.

              news_post - disallow USENET News posting.

              options_save - disallow saving options in .lynxrc.

              outside_ftp - disallow ftps for people coming from outside  your
              domain (utmp required for selectivity).

              outside_news - disallow USENET news reading and posting for peo-
              ple coming from outside your domain (utmp required for selectiv-
              ity).   This  restriction applies to "news", "nntp", "newspost",
              and "newsreply"  URLs,  but  not  to  "snews",  "snewspost",  or
              "snewsreply" in case they are supported.

              outside_rlogin - disallow rlogins for people coming from outside
              your domain (utmp required for selectivity).

              outside_telnet - disallow telnets for people coming from outside
              your domain (utmp required for selectivity).

              print - disallow most print options.

              shell - disallow shell escapes and lynxexec or lynxprog G)oto`s.

              suspend - disallow Unix Control-Z suspends with escape to shell.

              telnet_port - disallow specifying a port in telnet G)oto`s.

              useragent - disallow modifications of the User-Agent header.

              toggles  forced  resubmissions  (no-cache)  of forms with method
              POST when the  documents  they  returned  are  sought  with  the
              PREV_DOC command or from the History List.

              disable recognition of rlogin commands.

              toggles showing scrollbar.

              toggles showing arrows at ends of the scrollbar.

              require .www_browsable files to browse directories.

              show  very  long URLs in the status line with "..." to represent
              the portion which cannot be displayed.  The beginning and end of
              the URL are displayed, rather than suppressing the end.

              If  enabled the cursor will not be hidden in the right hand cor-
              ner but will instead be positioned at the start of the currently
              selected  link.   Show cursor is the default for systems without
              FANCY_CURSES capabilities.  The  default  configuration  can  be
              changed in userdefs.h or lynx.cfg.  The command line switch tog-
              gles the default.

              If enabled the transfer rate is shown in bytes/second.  If  dis-
              abled,  no  transfer rate is shown.  Use lynx.cfg or the options
              menu to select KB/second and/or ETA.

              toggles emulation of the  old  Netscape  and  Mosaic  bug  which
              treated `)` as a co-terminator for double-quotes and tags.

              works  the  same as dump but outputs HTML source instead of for-
              matted text.

              disable SIGINT cleanup handler

              allow non-http startfile and homepage with -validate.

       -stdin read the startfile from standard input (UNIX only).

              information for syslog call.

              initialize parser, using Tag Soup DTD rather than SortaSGML.

              disable recognition of telnet commands.

              tell Lynx what terminal type to assume it is talking to.   (This
              may be useful for remote execution, when, for example, Lynx con-
              nects to a remote TCP/IP port that  starts  a  script  that,  in
              turn, starts another Lynx process.)

              For  win32,  sets  the network read-timeout, where N is given in

       -tlog  toggles between using a Lynx Trace Log and stderr for trace out-
              put from the session.

       -tna   turns on "Textfields Need Activation" mode.

       -trace turns  on  Lynx trace mode.  Destination of trace output depends
              on -tlog.

              turn on optional traces, which may result in  very  large  trace
              files.  Logically OR the values to combine options:
              1=SGML character parsing states
              4=TRST (table layout)
              8=config (lynx.cfg and .lynxrc contents)
              16=binary string copy/append, used in form data construction.

              traverse  all http links derived from startfile.  When used with
              -crawl, each link that begins with the same string as  startfile
              is  output to a file, intended for indexing.  See CRAWL.announce
              for more information.

              trim input text/textarea fields in forms.

              toggles use of _underline_ format in dumps.

              turn on mouse support, if available.  Clicking  the  left  mouse
              button  on a link traverses it.  Clicking the right mouse button
              pops back.  Click on the top line to scroll up.   Click  on  the
              bottom  line to scroll down.  The first few positions in the top
              and bottom line may invoke additional functions.  Lynx  must  be
              compiled  with  ncurses  or  slang  to support this feature.  If
              ncurses is used, clicking the middle mouse button pops up a sim-
              ple  menu.   Mouse  clicks  may only work reliably while Lynx is
              idle waiting for input.

              set alternate Lynx User-Agent header.

              accept only  http  URLs  (for  validation).   Complete  security
              restrictions also are implemented.

              toggle  [LINK],  [IMAGE] and [INLINE] comments with filenames of
              these images.

              print version information.

              enable vi-like key movement.

              enable Waterloo tcp/ip packet debug (print to  watt  debugfile).
              This  applies  only  to  DOS  versions  compiled  with WATTCP or

              number of columns for formatting of dumps, default is 80.

              emit backspaces in output if -dump`ing or -crawl`ing (like `man`

       o Use Up arrow and Down arrow to scroll through hypertext links.
       o Right arrow or Return will follow a highlighted hypertext link.
       o Left Arrow will retreat from a link.
       o  Type  "H" or "?" for online help and descriptions of key-stroke com-
       o Type "K" for a complete list of the current key-stroke  command  map-

       In  addition  to various "standard" environment variables such as HOME,
       PATH, USER, DISPLAY, TMPDIR, etc, Lynx utilizes  several  Lynx-specific
       environment variables, if they exist.

       Others  may  be created or modified by Lynx to pass data to an external
       program, or for other reasons.  These are listed separately below.

       See also the sections on SIMULATED CGI SUPPORT and NATIVE LANGUAGE SUP-
       PORT, below.

       Note:   Not  all  environment variables apply to all types of platforms
       supported by Lynx, though most do.  Feedback on  platform  dependencies
       is solicited.

       Environment Variables Used By Lynx:

       COLORTERM           If set, color capability for the terminal is forced
                           on at startup time.  The actual value  assigned  to
                           the  variable  is  ignored.   This variable is only
                           meaningful  if  Lynx  was  built  using  the  slang
                           screen-handling library.

       LYNX_CFG            This  variable,  if  set, will override the default
                           location and name of the global configuration  file
                           (normally,   lynx.cfg)  that  was  defined  by  the
                           LYNX_CFG_FILE constant in the userdefs.h file, dur-
                           ing installation.  See the userdefs.h file for more

       LYNX_LOCALEDIR      If set, this  variable  overrides  the  compiled-in
                           location  of  the  locale  directory which contains
                           native language (NLS) message text.

       LYNX_LSS            This variable, if set, specifies  the  location  of
                           the default Lynx character style sheet file.  [Cur-
                           rently only meaningful  if  Lynx  was  built  using
                           experimental color style support.]

       LYNX_SAVE_SPACE     This  variable,  if  set, will override the default
                           path prefix for files saved to disk that is defined
                           in  the  lynx.cfg  SAVE_SPACE:  statement.  See the
                           lynx.cfg file for more information.

       LYNX_TEMP_SPACE     This variable, if set, will  override  the  default
                           path  prefix  for  temporary files that was defined
                           during installation, as well as any value that  may
                           be assigned to the TMPDIR variable.

       MAIL                This variable specifies the default inbox Lynx will
                           check for new mail, if such checking is enabled  in
                           the lynx.cfg file.

       NEWS_ORGANIZATION   This  variable, if set, provides the string used in
                           the Organization: header of USENET  news  postings.
                           It  will  override  the setting of the ORGANIZATION
                           environment variable, if it is also  set  (and,  on
                           UNIX, the contents of an /etc/organization file, if

       NNTPSERVER          If set, this variable specifies  the  default  NNTP
                           server  that  will  be used for USENET news reading
                           and posting with Lynx, via news: URL`s.

       ORGANIZATION        This variable, if set, provides the string used  in
                           the  Organization:  header of USENET news postings.
                           On UNIX,  it  will  override  the  contents  of  an
                           /etc/organization file, if present.

       PROTOCOL_proxy      Lynx supports the use of proxy servers that can act
                           as firewall gateways and caching servers.  They are
                           preferable   to  the  older  gateway  servers  (see
                           WWW_access_GATEWAY, below).  Each protocol used  by
                           Lynx, (http, ftp, gopher, etc), can be mapped sepa-
                           rately by setting environment variables of the form
                           PROTOCOL_proxy  (literally:  http_proxy, ftp_proxy,
                           gopher_proxy,               etc),                to
                           "http://some.server.dom:port/".    See  Lynx  Users
                           Guide for additional details and examples.

       WWW_access_GATEWAY  Lynx still supports use of  gateway  servers,  with
                           the   servers  specified  via  "WWW_access_GATEWAY"
                           variables (where "access" is lower case and can  be
                           "http",  "ftp",  "gopher"  or "wais"), however most
                           gateway servers have been discontinued.  Note  that
                           you do not include a terminal `/` for gateways, but
                           do for proxies specified by PROTOCOL_proxy environ-
                           ment  variables.  See Lynx Users Guide for details.

       WWW_HOME            This variable, if set, will  override  the  default
                           startup URL specified in any of the Lynx configura-
                           tion files.

       Environment Variables Set or Modified By Lynx:

       LYNX_PRINT_DATE     This variable is set by the Lynx p(rint)  function,
                           to  the Date: string seen in the document`s "Infor-
                           mation about" page (= cmd), if any.  It is  created
                           for  use  by  an  external program, as defined in a
                           lynx.cfg PRINTER:  definition  statement.   If  the
                           field does not exist for the document, the variable
                           is set to a null string under UNIX,  or  "No  Date"
                           under VMS.

       LYNX_PRINT_LASTMOD  This  variable is set by the Lynx p(rint) function,
                           to the Last Mod:  string  seen  in  the  document`s
                           "Information  about"  page  (= cmd), if any.  It is
                           created for use by an external program, as  defined
                           in  a  lynx.cfg  PRINTER: definition statement.  If
                           the field does not  exist  for  the  document,  the
                           variable is set to a null string under UNIX, or "No
                           LastMod" under VMS.

       LYNX_PRINT_TITLE    This variable is set by the Lynx p(rint)  function,
                           to  the  Linkname:  string  seen  in the document`s
                           "Information about" page (= cmd), if  any.   It  is
                           created  for use by an external program, as defined
                           in a lynx.cfg PRINTER:  definition  statement.   If
                           the  field  does  not  exist  for the document, the
                           variable is set to a null string under UNIX, or "No
                           Title" under VMS.

       LYNX_PRINT_URL      This  variable is set by the Lynx p(rint) function,
                           to the URL: string seen in the document`s "Informa-
                           tion  about"  page  (= cmd), if any.  It is created
                           for use by an external program,  as  defined  in  a
                           lynx.cfg  PRINTER:  definition  statement.   If the
                           field does not exist for the document, the variable
                           is  set  to  a  null string under UNIX, or "No URL"
                           under VMS.

       LYNX_TRACE          If set, causes Lynx to write a trace file as if the
                           -trace option were supplied.

       LYNX_TRACE_FILE     If set, overrides the compiled-in name of the trace
                           file, which is either  Lynx.trace  or  LY-TRACE.LOG
                           (the  latter  on the DOS platform).  The trace file
                           is in either case relative to the home directory.

       LYNX_VERSION        This variable is always set by  Lynx,  and  may  be
                           used  by an external program to determine if it was
                           invoked by Lynx.  See also the comments in the dis-
                           tribution`s sample mailcap file, for notes on usage
                           in such a file.

       TERM                Normally, this variable is used by Lynx  to  deter-
                           mine  the  terminal type being used to invoke Lynx.
                           If, however, it is unset at startup  time  (or  has
                           the  value "unknown"), or if the -term command-line
                           option is used (see OPTIONS  section  above),  Lynx
                           will  set or modify its value to the user specified
                           terminal type (for the Lynx execution environment).
                           Note:  If  set/modified  by Lynx, the values of the
                           LINES and/or COLUMNS environment variables may also
                           be changed.

       If built with the cgi-links option enabled, Lynx allows access to a cgi
       script directly without the need for an http daemon.

       When executing such "lynxcgi scripts" (if enabled), the following vari-
       ables may be set for simulating a CGI environment:














       Other  environment  variables  are  not inherited by the script, unless
       they are provided via a LYNXCGI_ENVIRONMENT statement in the configura-
       tion  file.   See the lynx.cfg file, and the (draft) CGI 1.1 Specifica-
       tion (http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/cgi/draft-coar-cgi-v11-00.txt) for  the
       definition and usage of these variables.

       The  CGI  Specification,  and other associated documentation, should be
       consulted for general information on CGI script programming.

       If configured and installed with Native  Language  Support,  Lynx  will
       display status and other messages in your local language.  See the file
       ABOUT_NLS in the source distribution, or at your local  GNU  site,  for
       more information about internationalization.

       The  following  environment variables may be used to alter default set-

       LANG                This variable, if set, will  override  the  default
                           message language.  It is an ISO 639 two-letter code
                           identifying the language.  Language codes  are  NOT
                           the same as the country codes given in ISO 3166.

       LANGUAGE            This  variable,  if  set, will override the default
                           message language.  This is a GNU extension that has
                           higher  priority  for  setting  the message catalog
                           than LANG or LC_ALL.

       LC_ALL              and

       LC_MESSAGES         These variables, if  set,  specify  the  notion  of
                           native language formatting style.  They are POSIXly

       LINGUAS             This variable, if set prior to configuration,  lim-
                           its the installed languages to specific values.  It
                           is a  space-separated  list  of  two-letter  codes.
                           Currently, it is hard-coded to a wish list.

       NLSPATH             This  variable,  if set, is used as the path prefix
                           for message catalogs.

       This is the Lynx v2.8.4 Release

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       catgets(3),  curses(3),  environ(7),  execve(2),  ftp(1), gettext(GNU),
       localeconv(3),   ncurses(3),   setlocale(3),   slang(?),    termcap(5),
       terminfo(5), wget(GNU)

       Note that man page availability and section numbering is somewhat plat-
       form dependent, and may vary from the above references.

       A section shown as (GNU), is intended to denote that the topic  may  be
       available via an info page, instead of a man page (i.e., try "info sub-
       ject", rather than "man subject").

       A section shown as (?) denotes that documentation on the topic  exists,
       but  is  not part of an established documentation retrieval system (see
       the distribution files associated with the topic, or contact your  Sys-
       tem Administrator for further information).

       Lynx  has  incorporated  code  from a variety of sources along the way.
       The earliest versions of Lynx included code from Earl Fogel of  Comput-
       ing  Services at the University of Saskatchewan, who implemented HYPER-
       REZ in the Unix environment.  HYPERREZ was developed by Niel Larson  of  and  served  as  the  model  for the early versions of Lynx.
       Those versions also incorporated libraries from the Unix Gopher clients
       developed  at  the  University  of Minnesota, and the later versions of
       Lynx rely on the WWW client library code developed by  Tim  Berners-Lee
       and  the  WWW  community.  Also a special thanks to Foteos Macrides who
       ported much of Lynx to VMS and did or organized most of its development
       since  the  departures of Lou Montulli and Garrett Blythe from the Uni-
       versity of Kansas in the summer of 1994 through the release of  v2.7.2,
       and  to  everyone  on the net who has contributed to Lynx`s development
       either directly (through patches, comments or bug reports) or indirect-
       ly (through inspiration and development of other systems).

       Lou  Montulli,  Garrett  Blythe, Craig Lavender, Michael Grobe, Charles
       Academic Computing Services
       University of Kansas
       Lawrence, Kansas 66047

       Foteos Macrides
       Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research
       Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545

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