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ELinks - Full-Featured Text WWW Browser

ELinks is an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web (HTTP/FTP/..) browser. ELinks can render both frames and tables, is highly customizable and can be extended via Lua or Guile scripts. It is very portable and runs on a variety of platforms. Check the about page for a more complete description.

ELinks is an Open Source project covered by the GNU General Public License. It originates from the Links project written by Mikulas Patocka, and it is currently maintained by Jonas Fonseca.

If you want to see ELinks in action check out the screenshots.

Found a bug? Please see the feedback page for information about filing bug reports.

Current status of ELinks

The latest stable version is 0.10.6, released on 2005-09-15.
The older stable version is 0.9.3, released on 2004-11-11.

Both are available from the download page. The next unstable version will be 0.11pre0.

What's new

[2005-09-15] The Copenhagen hackfest release of 0.10.6

Over the summer quite a few important updates have accumulated. Most importantly the problem with key presses turning up as key prefixes, which a lot of people has reported. Apart from the regular fixes this release also brings many smaller improvements which should hopefully make the life of the ELinks user much better.
Read the 0.10.6 announcement.

[2005-05-03] Monthly update to the stable branch - 0.10.5 released

This monthly update to the stable branch mostly brings you lots of bug fix and minor improvements. There is however also some changes which are a bit more experimental namely support for less aggressive caching. It is not perfect but it seems to do the right thing most of the time. Finally, the documentation is now available as one file in either plain text or HTML version.
Read the 0.10.5 announcement.

[2005-04-06] 0.10.4 is available for download

Trying to keep up with the months going by, here is the fourth update to the stable 0.10. There are still a lot of stuff going on. Besides the usual fixes we had to change the FTP parser due to licensing issues so be sure to report any problems. Also usability of the managers has been much improved from the improved keyboard accelerators for buttons.
Read the 0.10.4 announcement.

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Getting started

If you are new to ELinks you might want to check out the documentation page for hints on usage and configuration. Installation instructions are available at the installation page. For further help please subscribe to the elinks-users mailing list.


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