Links is an alternative to Lynx.
If you are stuck in a text mode and need to use a browser, I think
"links" is friendlier and easier to use. With Lynx, I often find
myself confused and "stuck" - the ESC key in Links turns a menu
system on and off; very easy to understand.
Though what I usually use Lynx for is something entirely different:
just to get a quick ascii dump of a page. For that use, Lynx defaults
to including a list of links, and I don't think Links even has that as an option.
Links properly displays tables (or at least does so much more than Lynx does), which is useful if you are using this for more than just dumping text. It
also has at least some understanding of css, so while text views are never
Links and Elinks aren't necessarily the same thing, although they are on my
RedHat box. You can find Elinks at http://elinks.or.cz/ and Links at http://artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mikulas/vyplody/links/
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