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Lynx Alternatives

Lynx is described as 'fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) browser for users on Unix, VMS, and other platforms running cursor-addressable, character-cell terminals or emulators' and is a very popular Web Browser in the os & utilities category. There are eight alternatives to Lynx for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and Xfce. The best alternative is Links, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Lynx are W3M, Dillo, Browsh and less.

Lynx alternatives are mainly Web Browsers but may also be Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Lynx.
This page was last updated Mar 9, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD
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  • Xfce

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  1. Links

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Links is a text mode web browser, released under GPL. Links2 has the ability to display graphics.

    Links vs Lynx opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Links is a great alternative to Lynx.
    vazirified

    Does everything that Lynx does, plus a bit more! Works better with "https" protocol and has a menu for those who prefer it!

    Positive comment about 5 years ago
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    aramparonikyan

    Unlike Chrome, IE etc, it is text based.

    Positive comment almost 7 years ago
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    It is also a command line based web browser.

    Positive comment over 6 years ago
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  2. W3M

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    w3m is a text-based web browser as well as a pager like ' more ' or ' less '. With w3m you can browse web pages through a terminal emulator window (xterm, rxvt or something like that).

    W3M vs Lynx opinions
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    Jupiter2

    Terminal browser like Lynx

    Positive comment almost 6 years ago
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    aramparonikyan

    Unlike Chrome, IE etc, it is text based.

    Positive comment almost 7 years ago
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  3. Dillo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Dillo is a multi-platform graphical web browser known for its speed and small size. Dillo is written in C and C++. Dillo is based on FLTK2, the Fast Light Toolkit (statically-linked by default!).

  4. Browsh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A fully-modern text-based browser, rendering to TTY and browsers.

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  5. less

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Less is a free, open-source file pager. It can be found on most versions of Linux, Unix and Mac OS, as well as on many other operating systems.



  6. Lynxlet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Lynxlet is an application for launching the text web browser Lynx in a Terminal window. Lynxlet is a Termlet - a class of applications designed to make Terminal based programs easy to use.

  7. Surfraw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Surfraw - Shell Users' Revolutionary Front Rage Against the Web provides a fast unix command line interface to a variety of

  8. Arachne

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • DOSBox
    • MS-DOS

    full-screen Internet suite containing a graphical web browser, email client, and dialer.

    Discontinued

    Latest release in 04 March 2013 for DOS and May 24, 2008 for Linux. See http://www.glennmcc.org/

    Arachne vs Lynx opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    gamliel

    Lynx is a text web browser, and Arachne was a suite with a graphical web browser.

    Negative comment over 4 years ago
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