[elinks-users] REQ elinks client (forwarded)

Jonas Fonseca fonseca at diku.dk
Thu Jan 13 06:07:58 PST 2005

Hej, I was a little delete button trigger happy again. ;)

> Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 23:45:19 -0500
> From: Faux_Pseudo <faux_pseudo at gmail.com>
> To: elinks <elinks-users at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Subject: REQ elinks client
> emacs has a feature called server mode.
> When you put emacs into server mode you can have emacsclient called as
> the editor in your favorite apps that sport external editors (such as
> slrn and mutt) it will launch a new buffer window in your main emacs
> instance to do the editing instead of launching a new emacs.
> With elinks tabbed browsing it would be nice if elinks could run in a
> server mode so that when elinksclient is called from an app that
> supports external browsers that the main elinks creates a tab with the
> requested URL in it and then elinksclient exits leaving the new tab in
> the main elinks and returning you to the application you called
> elinksclient from.
> This way only one elinks instance would ever be needed.
> Any chance of someone developing this feature?

You need to have ELinks 0.10 or greater (cvs HEAD) for it to work.

 term 1 $ elinks

 term 2 $ elinks -remote "openURL(http://freshmeat.net/, new-tab)"

More info at

Jonas Fonseca

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