the most light weight X web browser?
wblock at wonkity.com
Tue May 11 17:39:02 PDT 2004
On Tue, 11 May 2004, Robert Storey wrote:
> I followed your advice about compiling Links so that it could run in graphics
> mode without X.
> This is REALLY COOL - one of the best tips I've received in a long time, and I
> thank you for it. However, I've run into one little glitch. As root, it works
> fine, but as a regular user, when I type:
> links -g -mode 640x480x16
> I get this error message:
> svgalib: Cannot get I/O permissions.
> No doubt it's a permissions error, but I'm not sure which/where permissions I
> should change. Any ideas?
The man page for svgalib says that programs which use it must be setuid
root. Sure enough:
chmod u+s /usr/local/bink/links
and it runs for other members of wheel besides root. (Note the security
I modified the links Makefile so links can be built with X support,
svgalib support, or neither. A copy has been sent to the port
maintainer. With any luck, it'll be committed, so the build will be
(Apologies for an earlier spam bounce--hinet.net has been blocked here
for years. I've removed them from my block list for now.)
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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