elinks - advanced text-mode WWW browser

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name elinks
Package version 0.12~pre6
Package release 13
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.54 KB
Download size 517.89 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
ELinks is a feature-rich program for browsing the web in text mode.  It is
like enhanced Lynx and Links.  The most noteworthy features of ELinks are:
* Lots of protocols (local files, finger, HTTP(S), FTP, IPv4/6 etc.)
* Internationalized domain names
* Persistent cookies, HTTP authentication and proxy authentication
* Tabbed browsing, good looking menus and dialogs, and key-binding manager
* History browsing and typeahead searches
* Forms history and completion, and history in commonly used input dialogs
* CSS support and support for browser scripting (Perl, Lua, Guile etc.)
* Tables and frames rendering, and configurable color support
* Compressed and background (non-blocking) downloads, and download resuming


Package Version Architecture Repository
elinks_0.12~pre6-13_i386.deb 0.12~pre6 i386 Ubuntu Universe
elinks - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
elinks-data = 0.12~pre6-13
libbz2-1.0 -
libc6 >= 2.15
libexpat1 >= 2.0.1
libfsplib0 >= 0.9
libgnutls30 >= 3.5.6
libgpm2 >= 1.20.4
libgssapi-krb5-2 >= 1.14+dfsg
libidn11 >= 1.13
liblua5.1-0 -
libperl5.26 >= 5.26.0~rc1
libtre5 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Name Value
www-browser -


Type URL
Binary Package elinks_0.12~pre6-13_amd64.deb
Source Package elinks

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install elinks deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install elinks




2017-11-12 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-13) unstable; urgency=medium
* Mark elinks-data and elinks-doc Multi-Arch: foreign, thanks to
Helmut Grohne (Closes: #862197)
2016-10-23 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-12) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix maint script (Closes: #788160)
2015-11-28 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-11) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add maint script for dir_to_symlink (Closes: #788160)
2015-07-04 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-10) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use autotools-dev in addition, thanks Wookey (Closes: #788321)
* Remove Y Giridhar Appaji Nag from uploaders, inactive for quite
a while now
2015-06-17 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use dh-autoreconf to support arm64 (Closes: #788321)
2015-06-07 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Make the build reproducible by stripping the __DATE__ and __TIME__
macros (only used in "elinks --version").
2015-05-05 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Actually bump debhelper to 9, this got lost on the way. Thanks, Simon.
(Closes: #784194)
* Trim postinst. Thanks, Jakub. (Closes: #784217)
2015-05-03 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to a minimal rules file based on dh
* Remove transition package elinks-lite, jessie has been released
* Drop outdated README.source
* Trim the installed documentation
2014-06-27 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove desktop file. Elinks is predominantly an application which
people use who run an X-less system or which is used for scripts.
A desktop file clutters the menu of the full-blown desktop
environments. And the Debian menu entry still stays around anyway.
(Closes: #748098)
* Build against libgnutls28-dev (Closes: #753023)	
* Bump standards version
* Convert copyright file to UTF8, spotted by Lintian
* Trim default value for protocol.http.user_agent in default config.
2013-11-21 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
elinks (0.12~pre6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to source format 3 (quilt) and drop previously used custom
patch system
* Remove 01_setup-bugs-FSSTND.diff (don't hide upstream bugzilla, users
are smart enough to choose the appropriate BTS)
* Cleanup www-browser alternative upon removal, thanks Andreas Beckmann!
(Closes: #730056)
* Copy full license for the BSD-licensed code and stop referring to
/usr/share/common-licenses/BSD, spotted by Lintian
* Add Replaces/Breaks for old elinks-lite packages, thanks Andreas Beckmann!
(Closes: #730265)

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