I'm surprised you didn't mention Gopher as one of the things you when in 
your time machine :) That's one of the things I enjoy during my 
(Free)DOS sessions.

BTW, how cool would it be to have a gopher interface to SF.net, like the 
one there is for wikipedia?

Mateusz



On 19/06/2015 12:53, Don Flowers wrote:
> I use Dillo, but I accept and perhaps appreciate its limitations. By
> this I mean that when in FreeDOS, I am in a different "time zone"
> (1993?) and there were only so many things that you could do online back
> then in a DOS browser and whatever you could do was in a text browser so
> DILLO is definitely an upgrade. When in FreeDOS, I do DOS things. I
> browse the WEB, I read Wikipedia, I check my email (gmail HTML) and I
> search for and download DOS shareware/freeware. My only frustration is
> that SF is not available.
>
> On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 11:17 PM, Rugxulo <rugx...@gmail.com
> <mailto:rugx...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi,
>
>     Keep in mind that I'm not very savvy about networking, so this is just
>     links (no pun intended!) to various things!
>
>     On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM, John Hupp <free...@prpcompany.com
>     <mailto:free...@prpcompany.com>> wrote:
>     >
>     > I installed Arachne on the current rig (Pentium 150, 64MB) and found
>     > that Google search returns a blank page, and DuckDuckGo produces some 
> sort of loop.
>     > I found a post or two on Vogons.org noting the same.
>
>     I don't know. Presumably Google is just pushing (too) hard these days
>     for everything to be HTTPS/SSL + Javascript and similar (which Arachne
>     doesn't support, IIRC). Heck, even YouTube and Gmail (partially) whine
>     about Iceweasel 22.0, which (AFAIK) is barely two years old.
>
>     > Ready to settle for the speed and stability of text mode, I turned next
>     > to Lynx, but I couldn't seem to get a good download of Lynx 2.8.7.
>
>     I've not tried it, but iBiblio has this:
>
>     1).
>     http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/net/lynx/2.8.7/
>
>     There's also a newer 2.8.8 build by Juan for DJGPP (under
>     /beta/v2tk/), but it sounds very complicated to setup, so I never
>     bothered.
>
>     2).
>     https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/comp.os.msdos.djgpp/flY264GkHV8
>
>     > So I tried Dillo, which is graphical.  Though it thrashes the hard drive
>     > a fair amount, it did work in a quick checkout.  This was v3.02b from
>     
> >http://nanox-microwindows-nxlib-fltk-for-dos.googlecode.com/files/DILLODOS-302b.zip,
>     > written by Georg Potthast.
>
>     It's also available here:
>
>     3).
>     
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/fltk-dos/files/Applications/Binary%20versions%20of%20FLTK%20applications/
>
>     You could also try D+ (which evolved from Dillo-Win32, which I think
>     was loosely based upon Georg's work as well):
>
>     4).
>     http://sourceforge.net/projects/dplus-browser/files/Releases/dplus-0.5b/
>
>     > Perhaps someone here will have more to say on the topic of web browsers.
>
>     One of the better choices these days would be Links2:
>
>     5). http://links.twibright.com/
>     6). http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/net/links/
>     7). http://www.bttr-software.de/forum/board_entry.php?id=14199
>
>     IIRC, the "lite" .EXE lacks both HTTPS/SSL and graphical support,
>     unlike the full version.
>
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