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Re: Non X-windows GUI web browser?



* Joost Kooij (joost@topaz.mdcc.cx) [010724 23:15]:
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 07:58:24PM +0100, Frank Zimmermann wrote:
> > Lance Peterson wrote:
> > > I'm trying to use Webmin to administer a Debian router/firewall, but
> > > I was hoping not to install X-windows in order to use a GUI browser.
> > > 
> > > Is there a non-X GUI based web browser available for Debian that I can
> > > install to use Webmin without loading X-windows?
> > 
> > I don't think you need to install X on your router. You fire up 
> > webin from your local machine and administer the router remotely.
> 
> But then you'd have to make webmin listen to the network.  If you only
> bind it to 127.0.0.1, you can still use the webmin interface in a browser
> run locally.
> 
> For text mode browsers, see links, w3m and lynx.

These guys are great, but if you *must* use a GUI broswer, and also only
want webmin bound to 127.0.0.1 (Good Idea) you can use ssh to tunnel
connections there from a client with an X browser on it.

Vineet

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