[elinks-users] Elinks within Screen question

Kalle Olavi Niemitalo kon at iki.fi
Sat Sep 19 02:15:43 PDT 2009

Jean-Yves Levesque <jean.yves.levesque at gmail.com> writes:

> I do not know if anybody has the same issue as I do
> sometimes. When I run elinks within Screen and then
> for whatever reason Elinks does not exit cleanly
> (Ctrl-C, or crash), If I run Elinks again from within Screen, Elinks
> seems to hang. Nothing seems to show.

Which OS is that?
It was reported that on the GNU Hurd, ELinks can block on startup
if ~/.elinks/socket0 exists but the ELinks server is not running.
I'm not aware of any such problem on GNU/Linux, however.
As a workaround, try killing any ELinks processes and then
removing that socket.

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