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Re: converting my local site to be https only access

On Monday 01 May 2017 09:28:10 Greg Wooledge wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 30, 2017 at 09:32:33PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > >   STARTFILE:file://localhost/~/
> > >
> > > makes a sensible default.
> >
> > except I am then trapped in my home dir.
> *boggle*
> You can press 'g' and then paste (or type) whatever URL you want into
> the terminal.  You are not "trapped" anywhere.

I was referring to the usual visitor who likely doesn't know that.

> Of course, the fact that you are in lynx means half the Web will not
> WORK, especially your new-fangled "Let's Encrypt" https site using a
> virtual domain, which is presumably what you are actually trying to
> use lynx to test.
> elinks has the same problem.  It can't talk to sites like
> https://paste.debian.net/
> I have been told that w3m might not have this problem, but I haven't
> had a chance to try it yet.

Neither have I. I think I have it, but  don't recall that it worked the 
last time.  But does ok now.

Thanks, its back among the living. but not for https.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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