Browsh

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Browsh
Screenshot of Browsh on Browsh's English Wikipedia page.png
Developer(s)Thomas Buckley-Houston
Stable release
1.6.4[1] Edit this on Wikidata / 19 June 2019; 22 months ago (19 June 2019)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Operating systemall major platforms[2]
TypeWeb browser
Websitewww.brow.sh Edit this on Wikidata

Browsh is a web browser that can be run from a terminal client environments such as ssh or Mosh or from a web browser client. It represents web pages as text.

Technology[edit]

The Browsh web browser which represents web pages as text and can be run either from a terminal client environment or from a web browser.[3] As of August 2018 the web browser client remains less developed.[3] It has been developed since 23 April 2016.[4] It uses Go as a core part of its implementation.[3] Browsh uses a headless version of Mozilla Firefox to fetch and parse web pages.[3]

Reception[edit]

This may be seen as a modern replacement for the Lynx text-based web browser.[5] Others have felt displaying the web in text is impractical.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Release 1.6.4". 19 June 2019. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Downloads". browsh. Archived from the original on 4 September 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d "Introduction". browsh. Archived from the original on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Github". github. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  5. ^ Larabel, Michael (10 July 2018). "Browsh: A Modern, Text-Based Web Browser". Phoronix. Archived from the original on 15 September 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Browsh es el navegador que muestra la web en ASCII: poco práctico, pero sorprendente como concepto" [Browsh is the browser that shows the web in ASCII: impractical, but surprising as a concept] (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

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