"Smartness-free" web browser?

Arthur Chance freebsd at qeng-ho.org
Fri Feb 15 16:19:55 UTC 2019

On 15/02/2019 15:36, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On 2/15/19 9:23 AM, Arthur Chance wrote:
>> On 15/02/2019 15:18, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>>> Dear Experts,
>>> I am looking for "Smartness-free" web browser. In the past I was using
>>> midori, but today I was bitten in my backside by "smartness" introduced
>>> into latest midori.
>>> Why. I have a bunch of machines with older 3ware RAIDs. The last I loved
>>> for having web interface. To the contrary to command line, especially in
>>> case of hardware RAID management, it is much more difficult to screw up
>>> when using GUI.
>>> In the past, when firefox went all the way about SSL certificates,
>>> midori was my life preserver. I do access these RAID web interfaces
>>> locally, and I do know what's going on inside these machines... I can
>>> disable SSL in 3ware RAID daemon (this time it just doesn't accept
>>> certificates 3ware daemon presents - to way for me to affect that that I
>>> can find) but... I just don't like some piece of software thinking it is
>>> smarter than I am when I use it. Dough.
>>> Any suggestions, anybody?
>> Depending on how much graphic decoration the GUI uses, maybe a text
>> based browser like lynx might serve your needs?
> Thanks for suggestion!
> Alas, 3ware uses frames which lunx doesn't support...

In which case, maybe links (www/links). From its features list

> Tables, frames in both graphics and text mode, built-in image display
in graphics mode.

Please note, I haven't used it, I'm just going by its documentation.

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