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NAME
lynx - a general purpose distributed information browser for the 
World Wide Web  
SYNOPSIS
lynx [options] [path or URL]

use "lynx -help" to display a complete list of current options.  
DESCRIPTION
Lynx is a fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) client for users running 
cursor-addressable, character-cell display devices (e.g., vt100 terminals, 
vt100 emulators running on Windows 95/NT or Macintoshes, or any other 
"curses-oriented" display). It will display hypertext markup language (HTML) 
documents containing links to files residing on the local system, as well as 
files residing on remote systems running Gopher, HTTP, FTP, WAIS, and NNTP 
servers. Current versions of Lynx run on Unix, VMS, Windows 95/NT, 386DOS 
and OS/2 EMX.

Lynx can be used to access information on the World Wide Web, or to build 
information systems intended primarily for local access. For example, Lynx has
been used to build several Campus Wide Information Systems (CWIS). 
In addition, Lynx can be used to build systems isolated within a single LAN. 
 
OPTIONS
At start up, Lynx will load any local file or remote URL specified at the 
command line. 
For help with URLs, press "?" or "H" while running Lynx. Then follow the 
link titled, "Help on URLs."

Lynx uses only long option names. Option names can begin with double dash as 
well, underscores and dashes can be intermixed in option names (in the 
reference below options are with one dash before them and with underscores).

-
 If the argument is only '-', then Lynx expects to receive the arguments 
 from stdin. 
 This is to allow for the potentially very long command line that can be 
 associated with the -get_data or -post_data arguments (see below). 
 It can also be used to avoid having sensitive information in the invoking 
 command line (which would be visible to other processes on most systems), 
 especially when the -auth or -pauth options are used. 
	
-accept_all_cookies
  accept all cookies. 
-anonymous
  apply restrictions for anonymous account, see also -restrictions. 
-assume_charset=MIMEname
  charset for documents that don't specify it. 
-assume_local_charset=MIMEname
  charset assumed for local files. 
-assume_unrec_charset=MIMEname
  use this instead of unrecognized charsets. 
-auth=ID:PASSWD
  set authorization ID and password for protected documents at startup. 
  Be sure to protect any script files which use this switch. 
-base
  prepend a request URL comment and BASE tag to text/html outputs for 
  -source dumps. 
-bibp=URL
  specify a local bibp server (default http://bibhost/). 
-blink
  forces high intensity background colors for color mode, if available and
  supported by the terminal. This applies to the slang library (for a few 
  terminal emulators), or to OS/2 EMX with ncurses. 
-book
  use the bookmark page as the startfile. The default or command line 
  startfile is still set for the Main screen command, and will be used 
  if the bookmark page is unavailable or blank. 
-buried_news
  toggles scanning of news articles for buried references, and converts them
  to news links. Not recommended because email addresses enclosed in angle 
  brackets will be converted to false news links, and uuencoded messages can
  be trashed. 
-cache=NUMBER
  set the NUMBER of documents cached in memory. The default is 10. 
-case
  enable case-sensitive string searching. 
-center
  Toggle center alignment in HTML TABLE. 
-cfg=FILENAME
  specifies a Lynx configuration file other than the default lynx.cfg. 
-child
  exit on left-arrow in startfile, and disable save to disk. 
-cmd_log=FILENAME
  write keystroke commands and related information to the specified file. 
-cmd_script=FILENAME
  read keystroke commands from the specified file. You can use the data 
  written using the -cmd_log option. Lynx will ignore other information 
  which the command-logging may have written to the logfile. 
  Each line of the command script contains either a comment beginning 
  with "#", or a keyword:

  exit
  causes the script to stop, and forces lynx to exit immediately. 
  key
  the character value, in printable form. Cursor and other special
  keys are given as names, e.g., "Down Arrow". Printable 7-bit 
  ASCII codes are given as-is, and hexadecimal values represent 
  other 8-bit codes. 
  set
  followed by a "name=value" allows one to override values set in 
  the lynx.cfg file. 

-color
  forces color mode on, if available. Default color control sequences which 
  work for many terminal types are assumed if the terminal capability 
  description does not specify how to handle color. Lynx needs to be 
  compiled with the slang library for this flag, it is equivalent to setting
  the COLORTERM environment variable. (If color support is instead provided 
  by a color-capable curses library like ncurses, Lynx relies completely on 
  the terminal description to determine whether color mode is possible, and 
  this flag is not needed and thus unavailable.) A saved show_color=always 
  setting found in a .lynxrc file at startup has the same effect. A saved 
  show_color=never found in .lynxrc on startup is overridden by this flag. 
-connect_timeout=N
  Sets the connection timeout, where N is given in seconds. 
-cookie_file=FILENAME
  specifies a file to use to read cookies. If none is specified, the default
  value is ~/.lynx_cookies for most systems, but ~/cookies for MS-DOS. 
-cookie_save_file=FILENAME
  specifies a file to use to store cookies. If none is specified, the value 
  given by -cookie_file is used. 
-cookies
  toggles handling of Set-Cookie headers. 
-core
  toggles forced core dumps on fatal errors. Turn this option off to ask 
  lynx to force a core dump if a fatal error occurs. 
-crawl
  with -traversal, output each page to a file. with -dump, format output 
  as with -traversal, but to stdout. 
-curses_pads
  toggles the use of curses "pad" feature which supports left/right 
  scrolling of the display. 
-debug_partial
  separate incremental display stages with MessageSecs delay 
-delay
  add DebugSecs delay after each progress-message 
-display=DISPLAY
  set the display variable for X rexec-ed programs. 
-display_charset=MIMEname
  set the charset for the terminal output. 
-dont_wrap_pre
  inhibit wrapping of text in pre when -dump'ing and -crawl'ing, mark 
  wrapped lines in interactive session. 
-dump
  dumps the formatted output of the default document or one specified on 
  the command line to standard output. This can be used in the following way

  lynx -dump http://www.subir.com/lynx.html 
-editor=EDITOR
  enable external editing, using the specified EDITOR. (vi, ed, emacs, etc.)
-emacskeys
  enable emacs-like key movement. 
-enable_scrollback
  toggles compatibility with communication programs' scrollback keys (may be
  incompatible with some curses packages). 
-error_file=FILE
  define a file where Lynx will report HTTP access codes. 
-exec
  enable local program execution (normally not configured). 
-fileversions
  include all versions of files in local VMS directory listings. 
-find_leaks
  toggle memory leak-checking. Normally this is not compiled-into your 
  executable, but when it is, it can be disabled for a session. 
-force_empty_hrefless_a
  force HREF-less 'A' elements to be empty (close them as soon as they are
  seen). 
-force_html
  forces the first document to be interpreted as HTML. 
-force_secure
  toggles forcing of the secure flag for SSL cookies. 
-forms_options
  toggles whether the Options Menu is key-based or form-based. 
-from
  toggles transmissions of From headers. 
-ftp
  disable ftp access. 
-get_data
  properly formatted data for a get form are read in from stdin and passed
  to the form. Input is terminated by a line that starts with '---'. 
-head
  send a HEAD request for the mime headers. 
-help
  print the Lynx command syntax usage message. 
-hiddenlinks=[option]
  control the display of hidden links.

  merge hidden links show up as bracketed numbers and are numbered together
  with other links in the sequence of their occurrence in the document.

  listonly hidden links are shown only on L)ist screens and listings 
  generated by -dump or from the P)rint menu, but appear separately at the
  end of those lists. This is the default behavior.

  ignore hidden links do not appear even in listings. 
-historical
  toggles use of '>' or '-->' as a terminator for comments. 
-homepage=URL
  set homepage separate from start page. 
-image_links
  toggles inclusion of links for all images. 
-index=URL
  set the default index file to the specified URL. 
-ismap
  toggles inclusion of ISMAP links when client-side MAPs are present. 
-justify
  do justification of text. 
-link=NUMBER
  starting count for lnk#.dat files produced by -crawl. 
-localhost
  disable URLs that point to remote hosts. 
-locexec
  enable local program execution from local files only (if Lynx was compiled
  with local execution enabled). 
-lss=FILENAME
  specify filename containing color-style information. The default is 
  lynx.lss. 
-mime_header
  prints the MIME header of a fetched document along with its source. 
-minimal
  toggles minimal versus valid comment parsing. 
-nested_tables
  toggles nested-tables logic (for debugging). 
-newschunksize=NUMBER
  number of articles in chunked news listings. 
-newsmaxchunk=NUMBER
  maximum news articles in listings before chunking. 
-nobold
  disable bold video-attribute. 
-nobrowse
  disable directory browsing. 
-nocc
  disable Cc: prompts for self copies of mailings. Note that this does not 
  disable any CCs which are incorporated within a mailto URL or form ACTION.
-nocolor
  force color mode off, overriding terminal capabilities and any -color 
  flags, COLORTERM variable, and saved .lynxrc settings. 
-noexec
  disable local program execution. (DEFAULT) 
-nofilereferer
  disable transmissions of Referer headers for file URLs. 
-nolist
  disable the link list feature in dumps. 
-nolog
  disable mailing of error messages to document owners. 
-nonrestarting_sigwinch
  This flag is not available on all systems, Lynx needs to be compiled with
  HAVE_SIGACTION defined. If available, this flag may cause Lynx to react 
  more immediately to window changes when run within an xterm. 
-nopause
  disable forced pauses for statusline messages. 
-noprint
  disable most print functions. 
-noredir
  prevents automatic redirection and prints a message with a link to the
  new URL. 
-noreferer
  disable transmissions of Referer headers. 
-noreverse
  disable reverse video-attribute. 
-nosocks
  disable SOCKS proxy usage by a SOCKSified Lynx. 
-nostatus
  disable the retrieval status messages. 
-nounderline
  disable underline video-attribute. 
-number_fields
  force numbering of links as well as form input fields 
-number_links
  force numbering of links. 
-partial
  toggles display partial pages while loading. 
-partial_thres=NUMBER
  number of lines to render before repainting display with partial-display 
  logic 
-pauth=ID:PASSWD
  set authorization ID and password for a protected proxy server at startup.
  Be sure to protect any script files which use this switch. 
-popup
  toggles handling of single-choice SELECT options via popup windows or as 
  lists of radio buttons. 
-post_data
  properly formatted data for a post form are read in from stdin and passed
  to the form. Input is terminated by a line that starts with '---'. 
-preparsed
  show HTML source preparsed and reformatted when used with -source or in 
  source view. 
-prettysrc
  show HTML source view with lexical elements and tags in color. 
-print
  enable print functions. (default) 
-pseudo_inlines
  toggles pseudo-ALTs for inlines with no ALT string. 
-raw
  toggles default setting of 8-bit character translations or CJK mode for 
  the startup character set. 
-realm
    restricts access to URLs in the starting realm. 
-reload
  flushes the cache on a proxy server (only the first document affected). 
-restrictions=[option][,option][,option]...
  allows a list of services to be disabled selectively. Dashes and 
  underscores in option names can be intermixed. The following list is 
  printed if no options are specified.

  all - restricts all options listed below.

  bookmark - disallow changing the location of the bookmark file.

  bookmark_exec - disallow execution links via the bookmark file.

  change_exec_perms - disallow changing the eXecute permission on files 
  (but still allow it for directories) when local file management is enabled.

  default - same as command line option -anonymous. Disables default 
  services for anonymous users. Set to all restricted, except for: 
  inside_telnet, outside_telnet, inside_ftp, outside_ftp, inside_rlogin, 
  outside_rlogin, inside_news, outside_news, telnet_port, jump, mail, print,
  exec, and goto. The settings for these, as well as additional goto 
  restrictions for specific URL schemes that are also applied, are derived 
  from definitions within userdefs.h.

  dired_support - disallow local file management.

  disk_save - disallow saving to disk in the download and print menus.

  dotfiles - disallow access to, or creation of, hidden (dot) files.

  download - disallow some downloaders in the download menu (does not 
  imply disk_save restriction).

  editor - disallow external editing.

  exec - disable execution scripts.

  exec_frozen - disallow the user from changing the local execution option.

  externals - disallow some "EXTERNAL" configuration lines if support for 
  passing URLs to external applications (with the EXTERN command) is 
  compiled in.

  file_url - disallow using G)oto, served links or bookmarks for file: URLs.

  goto - disable the 'g' (goto) command.

  inside_ftp - disallow ftps for people coming from inside your domain 
  (utmp required for selectivity).

  inside_news - disallow USENET news posting for people coming from inside 
  your domain (utmp required for selectivity).

  inside_rlogin - disallow rlogins for people coming from inside your domain
  (utmp required for selectivity).

  inside_telnet - disallow telnets for people coming from inside your domain
  (utmp required for selectivity).

  jump - disable the 'j' (jump) command.

  multibook - disallow multiple bookmarks.

  mail - disallow mail.

  news_post - disallow USENET News posting.

  options_save - disallow saving options in .lynxrc.

  outside_ftp - disallow ftps for people coming from outside your domain
 (utmp required for selectivity).

  outside_news - disallow USENET news reading and posting for people coming
  from outside your domain (utmp required for selectivity). This restriction
  applies to "news", "nntp", "newspost", and "newsreply" URLs, but not to 
  "snews", "snewspost", or "snewsreply" in case they are supported.

  outside_rlogin - disallow rlogins for people coming from outside your 
  domain (utmp required for selectivity).

  outside_telnet - disallow telnets for people coming from outside your 
  domain (utmp required for selectivity).

  print - disallow most print options.

  shell - disallow shell escapes and lynxexec or lynxprog G)oto's.

  suspend - disallow Unix Control-Z suspends with escape to shell.

  telnet_port - disallow specifying a port in telnet G)oto's.

  useragent - disallow modifications of the User-Agent header.

-resubmit_posts
  toggles forced resubmissions (no-cache) of forms with method POST when 
  the documents they returned are sought with the PREV_DOC command or from
  the History List. 
-rlogin
  disable recognition of rlogin commands. 
-scrollbar
  toggles showing scrollbar. 
-scrollbar_arrow
  toggles showing arrows at ends of the scrollbar. 
-selective
  require .www_browsable files to browse directories. 
-short_url
  show very long URLs in the status line with "..." to represent the portion
  which cannot be displayed. The beginning and end of the URL are displayed,
  rather than suppressing the end. 
-show_cursor
  If enabled the cursor will not be hidden in the right hand corner but will
  instead be positioned at the start of the currently selected link. Show 
  cursor is the default for systems without FANCY_CURSES capabilities. The 
  default configuration can be changed in userdefs.h or lynx.cfg. The command
  line switch toggles the default. 
-show_rate
  If enabled the transfer rate is shown in bytes/second. If disabled, no 
  transfer rate is shown. Use lynx.cfg or the options menu to select 
  KB/second and/or ETA. 
-soft_dquotes
  toggles emulation of the old Netscape and Mosaic bug which treated '>' 
  as a co-terminator for double-quotes and tags. 
-source
  works the same as dump but outputs HTML source instead of formatted text.
-stack_dump
  disable SIGINT cleanup handler 
-startfile_ok
  allow non-http startfile and homepage with -validate. 
-stdin
  read the startfile from standard input (UNIX only). 
-syslog=text
  information for syslog call. 
-tagsoup
  initialize parser, using Tag Soup DTD rather than SortaSGML. 
-telnet
  disable recognition of telnet commands. 
-term=TERM
  tell Lynx what terminal type to assume it is talking to. (This may be 
  useful for remote execution, when, for example, Lynx connects to a remote
  TCP/IP port that starts a script that, in turn, starts another 
  Lynx process.) 
-timeout=N
  For win32, sets the network read-timeout, where N is given in seconds. 
-tlog
  toggles between using a Lynx Trace Log and stderr for trace output from
  the session. 
-tna
  turns on "Textfields Need Activation" mode. 
-trace
  turns on Lynx trace mode. Destination of trace output depends on -tlog.
-trace_mask=value
  turn on optional traces, which may result in very large trace files. 
  Logically OR the values to combine options:
  1=SGML character parsing states
  2=color-style
  4=TRST (table layout)
  8=config (lynx.cfg and .lynxrc contents)
  16=binary string copy/append, used in form data construction. 
-traversal
  traverse all http links derived from startfile. When used with -crawl, 
 each link that begins with the same string as startfile is output to a 
  file, intended for indexing. See CRAWL.announce for more information. 
-trim_input_fields
  trim input text/textarea fields in forms. 
-underscore
   toggles use of _underline_ format in dumps. 
-use_mouse
  turn on mouse support, if available. Clicking the left mouse button on 
  a link traverses it. Clicking the right mouse button pops back. Click 
  on the top line to scroll up. Click on the bottom line to scroll down. 
  The first few positions in the top and bottom line may invoke additional
  functions. Lynx must be compiled with ncurses or slang to support this 
  feature. If ncurses is used, clicking the middle mouse button pops up a 
  simple menu. Mouse clicks may only work reliably while Lynx is idle 
  waiting for input. 
-useragent=Name
  set alternate Lynx User-Agent header. 
-validate
  accept only http URLs (for validation). Complete security restrictions
  also are implemented. 
-verbose
  toggle [LINK], [IMAGE] and [INLINE] comments with filenames of these 
  images. 
-version
  print version information. 
-vikeys
  enable vi-like key movement. 
-wdebug
  enable Waterloo tcp/ip packet debug (print to watt debugfile). This 
  applies only to DOS versions compiled with WATTCP or WATT-32. 
-width=NUMBER
  number of columns for formatting of dumps, default is 80. 
-with_backspaces
  emit backspaces in output if -dump'ing or -crawl'ing (like 'man' does)

 
COMMANDS
o Use Up arrow and Down arrow to scroll through hypertext links.
o Right arrow or Return will follow a highlighted hypertext link.
o Left Arrow will retreat from a link.
o Type "H" or "?" for online help and descriptions of key-stroke commands.
o Type "K" for a complete list of the current key-stroke command mappings.  
ENVIRONMENT
In addition to various "standard" environment variables such as HOME, PATH, 
USER, DISPLAY, TMPDIR, etc, Lynx utilizes several Lynx-specific environment 
variables, if they exist.

Others may be created or modified by Lynx to pass data to an external program,
or for other reasons. These are listed separately below.

See also the sections on SIMULATED CGI SUPPORT and NATIVE LANGUAGE SUPPORT, 
below.

Note: Not all environment variables apply to all types of platforms supported
by Lynx, though most do. Feedback on platform dependencies is solicited.

Environment Variables Used By Lynx:

COLORTERM
  If set, color capability for the terminal is forced on at startup time. 
  The actual value assigned to the variable is ignored. This variable is 
  only meaningful if Lynx was built using the slang screen-handling library.
LYNX_CFG
  This variable, if set, will override the default location and name of the
  global configuration file (normally, lynx.cfg) that was defined by the 
  LYNX_CFG_FILE constant in the userdefs.h file, during installation. 
  See the userdefs.h file for more information. 
LYNX_LOCALEDIR
  If set, this variable overrides the compiled-in location of the locale 
  directory which contains native language (NLS) message text. 
LYNX_LSS
  This variable, if set, specifies the location of the default Lynx 
  character style sheet file. [Currently only meaningful if Lynx was built
  using experimental color style support.] 
LYNX_SAVE_SPACE
  This variable, if set, will override the default path prefix for files 
  saved to disk that is defined in the lynx.cfg SAVE_SPACE: statement. 
  See the lynx.cfg file for more information. 
LYNX_TEMP_SPACE
  This variable, if set, will override the default path prefix for temporary
  files that was defined during installation, as well as any value that may
  be assigned to the TMPDIR variable. 
MAIL
  This variable specifies the default inbox Lynx will check for new mail,
  if such checking is enabled in the lynx.cfg file. 
NEWS_ORGANIZATION
  This variable, if set, provides the string used in the Organization: 
  header of USENET news postings. It will override the setting of the 
  ORGANIZATION environment variable, if it is also set (and, on UNIX, the
  contents of an /etc/organization file, if present). 
NNTPSERVER
  If set, this variable specifies the default NNTP server that will be used
  for USENET news reading and posting with Lynx, via news: URL's. 
ORGANIZATION
  This variable, if set, provides the string used in the Organization: 
  header of USENET news postings. On UNIX, it will override the contents of
  an /etc/organization file, if present. 
PROTOCOL_proxy
  Lynx supports the use of proxy servers that can act as firewall gateways 
  and caching servers. They are preferable to the older gateway servers 
  (see WWW_access_GATEWAY, below). Each protocol used by Lynx, (http, ftp, 
  gopher, etc), can be mapped separately by setting environment variables of
  the form PROTOCOL_proxy (literally: http_proxy, ftp_proxy, gopher_proxy, 
  etc), to "http://some.server.dom:port/". See Lynx Users Guide for 
  additional details and examples. 
WWW_access_GATEWAY
  Lynx still supports use of gateway servers, with the servers specified 
  via "WWW_access_GATEWAY" variables (where "access" is lower case and 
  can be "http", "ftp", "gopher" or "wais"), however most gateway servers 
  have been discontinued. Note that you do not include a terminal '/' for 
  gateways, but do for proxies specified by PROTOCOL_proxy environment 
  variables. See Lynx Users Guide for details. 
WWW_HOME
  This variable, if set, will override the default startup URL specified in
  any of the Lynx configuration files. 

Environment Variables Set or Modified By Lynx:

LYNX_PRINT_DATE
  This variable is set by the Lynx p(rint) function, to the Date: string 
  seen in the document's "Information about" page (= cmd), if any. It is 
  created for use by an external program, as defined in a lynx.cfg PRINTER:
  definition statement. If the field does not exist for the document, the 
  variable is set to a null string under UNIX, or "No Date" under VMS. 
LYNX_PRINT_LASTMOD
  This variable is set by the Lynx p(rint) function, to the Last Mod: 
  string seen in the document's "Information about" page (= cmd), if any. 
  It is created for use by an external program, as defined in a lynx.cfg 
  PRINTER: definition statement. If the field does not exist for the documen
  the variable is set to a null string under UNIX, or "No LastMod" under VMS
LYNX_PRINT_TITLE
  This variable is set by the Lynx p(rint) function, to the Linkname: string
  seen in the document's "Information about" page (= cmd), if any. It is 
  created for use by an external program, as defined in a lynx.cfg PRINTER: 
  definition statement. If the field does not exist for the document, the 
  variable is set to a null string under UNIX, or "No Title" under VMS. 
LYNX_PRINT_URL
  This variable is set by the Lynx p(rint) function, to the URL: string seen
  in the document's "Information about" page (= cmd), if any. It is created 
  for use by an external program, as defined in a lynx.cfg PRINTER: 
  definition statement. If the field does not exist for the document, the 
  variable is set to a null string under UNIX, or "No URL" under VMS. 
LYNX_TRACE
  If set, causes Lynx to write a trace file as if the -trace option were 
  supplied. 
LYNX_TRACE_FILE
  If set, overrides the compiled-in name of the trace file, which is either
  Lynx.trace or LY-TRACE.LOG (the latter on the DOS platform). The trace 
  file is in either case relative to the home directory. 
LYNX_VERSION
  This variable is always set by Lynx, and may be used by an external 
  program to determine if it was invoked by Lynx. See also the comments in 
  the distribution's sample mailcap file, for notes on usage in such a file.
TERM
  Normally, this variable is used by Lynx to determine the terminal type 
  being used to invoke Lynx. If, however, it is unset at startup time (or 
  has the value "unknown"), or if the -term command-line option is used 
  see OPTIONS section above), Lynx will set or modify its value to the user
  specified terminal type (for the Lynx execution environment). Note: If 
  set/modified by Lynx, the values of the LINES and/or COLUMNS environment 
  variables may also be changed. 

 
SIMULATED CGI SUPPORT
If built with the cgi-links option enabled, Lynx allows access to a cgi script
directly without the need for an http daemon.

When executing such "lynxcgi scripts" (if enabled), the following variables
may be set for simulating a CGI environment:

CONTENT_LENGTH

CONTENT_TYPE

DOCUMENT_ROOT

HTTP_ACCEPT_CHARSET

HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE

HTTP_USER_AGENT

PATH_INFO

PATH_TRANSLATED

QUERY_STRING

REMOTE_ADDR

REMOTE_HOST

REQUEST_METHOD

SERVER_SOFTWARE

Other environment variables are not inherited by the script, unless they are 
provided via a LYNXCGI_ENVIRONMENT statement in the configuration file. See 
the lynx.cfg file, and the (draft) CGI 1.1 Specification 
 for the definition 
and usage of these variables.

The CGI Specification, and other associated documentation, should be consulted
for general information on CGI script programming.  
NATIVE LANGUAGE SUPPORT
If configured and installed with Native Language Support, Lynx will display 
status and other messages in your local language. See the file ABOUT_NLS in 
the source distribution, or at your local GNU site, for more information 
about internationalization.

The following environment variables may be used to alter default settings:

LANG
  This variable, if set, will override the default message language. It is 
  an ISO 639 two-letter code identifying the language. Language codes are 
  NOT the same as the country codes given in ISO 3166. 
LANGUAGE
  This variable, if set, will override the default message language. This is
 a GNU extension that has higher priority for setting the message catalog 
  than LANG or LC_ALL. 
LC_ALL
  and 
LC_MESSAGES
  These variables, if set, specify the notion of native language formatting
  style. They are POSIXly correct. 
LINGUAS
  This variable, if set prior to configuration, limits the installed 
  languages to specific values. It is a space-separated list of two-letter
  codes. Currently, it is hard-coded to a wish list. 
NLSPATH
  This variable, if set, is used as the path prefix for message catalogs. 

 
NOTES
This is the Lynx v2.8.4 Release

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SEE ALSO
catgets(3), curses(3), environ(7), execve(2), ftp(1), gettext(GNU), 
localeconv(3), ncurses(3), setlocale(3), slang(?), termcap(5), terminfo(5),
wget(GNU)

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Lynx has incorporated code from a variety of sources along the way. The 
earliest versions of Lynx included code from Earl Fogel of Computing 
Services at the University of Saskatchewan, who implemented HYPERREZ in the
Unix environment. HYPERREZ was developed by Niel Larson of Think.com and 
served as the model for the early versions of Lynx. Those versions also 
incorporated libraries from the Unix Gopher clients developed at the 
University of Minnesota, and the later versions of Lynx rely on the WWW 
client library code developed by Tim Berners-Lee and the WWW community. 
Also a special thanks to Foteos Macrides who ported much of Lynx to VMS 
and did or organized most of its development since the departures of Lou 
Montulli and Garrett Blythe from the University of Kansas in the summer of 
1994 through the release of v2.7.2, and to everyone on the net who has 
contributed to Lynx's development either directly (through patches, comments 
or bug reports) or indirectly (through inspiration and development of other 
systems).  
AUTHORS
Lou Montulli, Garrett Blythe, Craig Lavender, Michael Grobe, Charles Rezac
Academic Computing Services
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas 66047

Foteos Macrides
Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545
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