Links Browser is basically a Web browser which can run in both graphics and text mode.
Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Open Source Software Installation queries.
In this context, we shall look into how to easily install links on your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system.
Steps to follow to install Links browser on Ubuntu
1. Download Source Files
To get our binaries, we will go to Twibright http://links.twibright.com/download.php website to fetch the required files.
Source files are given on the website in .gzip format. You will download the latest gzip and follow the instructions in the next step.
2. Unpack the Source Files
Here, We will unpack the source files using an archive manager. Archive Managers come preinstalled on Linux systems, if you do not have one installed on your system yet then you can browse your package management system and find one suitable for your needs. This can be done by right-clicking on the source file and you will see an option to extract the file.
3. Configure the source file
Here, we will configure the source and make sure that everything is compatible. To do this, run the below command:
4. Make file Executable
To install links, we need to use the make command. To do this, simply Run the following command:
5. Execute Make Install
Here, execute the make command to install Links:
$ sudo make install
How to Launch Links Browser ?
You can launch links via the GUI or by running the below command:
$ lynx http://www.site.com
How to Uninstall Links Browser from Ubuntu Linux system ?
In order to remove Links Browser from your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS system, simply execute the below command:
$ sudo apt remove links
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