Re: Paypal and Linux in a low graphics environment.
That is entirely correct behavior.
Try running "edbrowse http://www.paypal.com/" again and when the numbers
try typing "0z24".
Those numbers you mentioned are the length of what edbrowse just loaded.
If "0z24" gets you text, to see more just hit z and enter for any
Thu, 15 Nov 2018, Karen Lewellen
> Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:06:19
> From: Karen Lewellen <email@example.com>
> To: Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: Will Mengarini <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org,
> Stefan Monnier <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Paypal and Linux in a low graphics environment.
> Resent-Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:07:10 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> I am sorry but your comments did not come through.
> Edbrowse is already on shellworld, Ken tells me.
> When I run the program, it simply says ebrowse ready, and edbrowse
> www.paypal.com simply produces numbers with no content.
> As I recall you know the browser, can you confirm it can be used at paypal?
> On Thu, 15 Nov 2018, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > You use qt to quit out of edbrowse.
> > On Thu, 15 Nov 2018, Will Mengarini
> > wrote:
> >> Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:58:37
> >> From: Will Mengarini <email@example.com>
> >> To: Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> Cc: Karen Lewellen <email@example.com>,
> >> Stefan Monnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> >> Subject: Re: Paypal and Linux in a low graphics environment.
> >> Resent-Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:58:58 +0000 (UTC)
> >> Resent-From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> * Karen Lewellen <email@example.com> [18-11/13=Tu 18:04 -0500]:
> >>>>>> [...] I only have access to Linux via a shell. [Using "modern"
> >>>>>> sites like PayPal is hard because of graphics, JS, etc.] Changes
> >>>>>> in the past week or so makes even elinks a problem. Ideas?
> >> * Stefan Monnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> [18-11/14=We 15:55 -0500]:
> >>>>> Tried browsh (https://www.brow.sh/)?
> >> Another option is Edbrowse <http://edbrowse.org/>.
> >> It is extremely hardcore <http://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/ed-msg.txt>.
> >> * Karen Lewellen <email@example.com> [18-11/14=We 17:06 -0500]:
> >>>> [...] before I ask the shellworld.net administrator to
> >>>> consider [browsh], I wish to know it works.
> >> * Jude DaShiell <firstname.lastname@example.org> [18-11/14=We 18:03 -0500]:
> >>> Unfortunately browsh isn't ready for prime time
> >>> anywhere for screen reader users.
> >> Edbrowse has the advantage of offering statically-linked binaries at
> >> <http://edbrowse.org/static/>; instead of asking your administrator
> >> to set it up, you can just download the 32-bit or 64-bit binary
> >> into your <~/bin> (which is presumably in your $PATH) and run it.
> >> I have done this and it works, but I have not tried PayPal.
> >> That installation will not get any documentation, of course.
> >> <http://www.linuxcertif.com/man/1/edbrowse/> is a third-party
> >> man page; the substance of it is in English, though it's
> >> hosted on a French server so has some prolegomena and
> >> epilegomena in French; those can be ignored. The same
> >> server also hosts <http://www.linuxcertif.com/man/1/ed/>,
> >> which is what you really need to start grokking ed.
> >> When you first run edbrowse, it will create a default config file
> >> for you, and warn you about it. I was able to use edbrowse without
> >> initially modifying my config file; just ignore it until you need it.
> >> The shell command 'edbrowse http://edbrowse.org/usersguide.html'
> >> browses the the user's guide. To page through that file,
> >> start with the ed command '0z24' to get the first 24 lines;
> >> then, 'z' for each subsequent 24 lines; finally, 'q' to exit.
> >> A quick reference guide begins at line 289 of that
> >> (rendered) file, which has a total of 3,522 lines.
> >> There is a wiki at <https://github.com/CMB/edbrowse/wiki>,
> >> which I was able to access with Lynx; it contains instructions
> >> for making it accessible with Edbrowse (markdown is involved,
> >> and you need to edit your config file for that). It also has
> >> tips for Twitter and Facebook, but doesn't mention PayPal.
> >> You can edit your config file, <~/.ebrc>, by running the shell command
> >> 'edbrowse -c'. The file starts with stuff like mail accounts, for
> >> which you may prefer not to put passwords on <shellworld.net>. You
> >> can just ignore that stuff (i.e leave the invalid examples unchanged),
> >> and only make the changes you need, such as markdown support.
> >> Apropos <shellworld.net>, I couldn't even find a home page for them;
> >> all accesses were "ERROR 403: Forbidden". I'm paying $7/month for
> >> a shell account at Eskimo North that gives me access to 13 different
> >> distributions on virtual servers, as well as the usual amenities like
> >> mail, news, and my own web site; and tech support is very responsive.
> >> You might want to investigate <http://www.eskimo.com/>.
> > --