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Re: Top 5 things that aren't in Debian but should be :-)

On 2004-02-04, Daniel Ruoso <daniel@ruoso.com> wrote:
> Em Qua, 2004-02-04 às 12:23, John Goerzen escreveu:
>> > Isn't webmin web-only? I think such config must be available in console,
>> > X and web.
>> apt-get install elinks mozilla-firebird
> [ ... ]
> It wouldn't be so easy to admin using a text web browser,

Unless Webmin needs continuous screen updates (why would it?),
I don't see why it, with a text-based Web browser, couldn't work
as well as a curses program. HTML has tables and forms, accesskeys
and tabindex, and can link directly to the documentation.

>                                                           besides the
> fact that would be mandatory to have a server running just for
> configuration, and not just having web interface as an option.

ELinks and W3M both have CGI support. (ELinks' CGI support
is fairly new, and might not work properly,
but the developers welcome bug reports.)

 -- Miciah <miciah@myrealbox.com>

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