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Re: which netscape? lynx set-up?

To answer the most simplest question....

(6) Username is "anonymous" and Password is your email address (although
most people just type in anything in the form a@b.com and it works and
might save time).

 Corey Popelier
 Work Email: copo@commerce.wa.gov.au

On Sun, 2 Jul 2000, Philippe wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm running potato on a G3 iMac. It's going well, thanks to your
> help :)  But...
> (1) I've downloaded Navigator 4.08 for linux 2.0; after installing, and
> trying to execute netscape, the shell says it's not an executable binary
> (it's a binary allright). Is it because I should get linux 2.0 glibc? what
> is glibc anyway? gnu library? (note, during mount of /dev/hda, I 
> did keep linux 2.0 compatibility when asked)
> (2) Somehow I was able to download Navigator once using lynx. But it seems
> it's not doing well with large files. I failed to download Communicator or
> Navigator for linux 2.0 glibc. Maybe they're too big? lynx just freezes
> after download. Can lynx's memory be increased?
> (3) I must say I'm impressed with the download speeds I'm getting with
> lynx, consistently above 5 K/sec on a 56K modem. Switching to MAC OS, the
> speed, at about the same time today, was more like 1 K/sec. Same file. Is
> there a good reason for this?
> (4) some random piece of info that could be useful to others:
> to get X running, the mouse type is IMSP/2 for /dev/usbmouse
> (5) in Ethan's notes, the mkofboot command should read (the /target/ is
> missing, even though it's pretty obvious, it can be confusing for a
> newbie like me)
> mkofboot --boot /dev/hda2 -m /target/etc/ofboot.b --root ......
> (6) how does one do an anonymous ftp? what's the username and password? 
> thanks again,
> Philip
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