[links-list] Re: HTTP Auth
bet at rahul.net
Fri May 17 05:29:55 PDT 2002
On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 02:44:57PM +0100, Nige wrote:
> I think this is what I am actually after. I want to use Links so I can
> stealthily surf from work, but I never actually get the opportunity to
> enter the username/password...
As far as I know, there's no interactive prompter.
> What do I need in my links.cfg file to get it to work?
(1) You need to be running a recent elinks. I am running 0.4, it works there.
(2) Go into the setup menu, adjust anything you wish to, then use the "Save
options" menu item.
(3) Take a text editor to ~/.links/links.cfg, you'll find a couple of lines
that look like
Edit them to fill in the proxy username and password between the quotes. Then
restart links, it'll be sending the necessary proxy auth credentials with
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