"Smartness-free" web browser?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Feb 15 17:20:30 UTC 2019

Arthur Chance <freebsd at qeng-ho.org> writes:

> 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.

It does okay. www/w3m sometimes does better.

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