ELinks

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ELinks
Elinks-screenshot-of-elinks-page.png
An older version of this article displayed in Elinks
Developer(s)Petr Baudiš, Jonas Fonseca
Stable release0.11.7[1] (22 August 2009; 11 years ago (2009-08-22)) [±]
Preview release0.12pre6[2] (30 October 2012; 8 years ago (2012-10-30)) [±]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inC
Operating systemLinux, Unix
Available inEnglish, Polish, Danish, French, Serbian, Hungarian, Czech, German
TypeText-based web browser
LicenseGPLv2
Websitewww.elinks.cz (elinks.or.cz)

ELinks is a free text-based web browser for Unix-like operating systems.

It began in late 2001 as an experimental fork by Petr Baudiš of the Links Web browser, hence the E in the name. Since then, the E has come to stand for Enhanced or Extended.[3] On 1 September 2004, Baudiš handed maintainership of the project over to Danish developer Jonas Fonseca, citing a lack of time and interest and a desire to spend more time coding rather than reviewing and organising releases.[4]

On 17 March 2017, OpenBSD removed ELinks from its ports tree, citing concerns with security issues and lack of responsiveness from the developers.[5]

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  1. ^ "ELinks - Full-Featured Text WWW Browser". elinks.or.cz. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  2. ^ "ELinks - Full-Featured Text WWW Browser". elinks.or.cz. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  3. ^ "ELinks history page". Retrieved 14 December 2010.
  4. ^ a b Fonseca, Jonas (24 December 2004). "[elinks-users] [ANNOUNCE] ELinks-0.10.0 (Thelma)". Linux From Scratch. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  5. ^ Barrett, Edd (17 March 2017). "Remove www/elinks from the ports tree".
  6. ^ a b c d e Bolso, Erik Inge (8 March 2005). "2005 Text Mode Browser Roundup". Linux Journal. Retrieved 5 August 2010.

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