Posted By

vkolev on 03/08/11


Bash framebuffer links2

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Start webbrowser in TTY with graphics

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Ever whanted to have a (almost)full functional browser in your TTY? Here is how

  1. #!/bin/bash
  3. # Start the framebuffer on the tty
  4. # On Ubuntu install the package "fbset"
  5. fbset
  7. # Initialize your mouse for the framebuffer
  8. # On ubuntu install the package "gpm"
  9. # I assume you have a USB mouse
  10. gpm -m /dev/input/mice -m imps2
  12. # Start links2 with framebuffer driver
  13. links2 -driver fb

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