[buug] Lynx: Re: firefox/iceweasel: how to auto-gunzip files
itz at buug.org
Sat Mar 12 12:33:07 PST 2011
Ian> However, I still find it necessary to keep apache for a single
Ian> stupid reason: it is the only way I know to conveniently browse
Ian> Debian's /usr/share/doc tree, where files (of any type) are gzipped
Michael> Okay, probably not the answer you were looking for, but I
Michael> typically use Lynx for that. It handles gzipped files (with
Michael> names ending in .gz) just fine on file: URLs. Most of those
Michael> documentation files aren't html with (important/significant -
Michael> if any) images in them anyway.
This would actually be a good solution, I have all but forgotten about
lynx ;-) But it doesn't seem to handle .xhtml files. Perhaps there is
something I can configure to make that work?
Ian Zimmerman <itz at buug.org>
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