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Re: LYNX-DEV startfile

From: Hiram Lester, Jr.
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV startfile
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 15:02:56 -0600 (CST)

On Sun, 23 Mar 1997, Al Gilman wrote:

>   From: address@hidden
>   I am using lynx version 2.42.  How may I change the startfile from the
>   default startfile implemented by my internet provider.
> You can do this by placing a copy of the lynx.cfg file in your home
> directory and modifying the STARTFILE designation in that file.
> For more information read the comments in lynx.cfg itself.  Find 
> "lynx.cfg" in if you
> can't find the lynx.cfg on your system.

All of these are correct, but the simplest method to get lynx to start at
a different site than the default in lynx.cfg is to set the environment
variable (logical on VMS) WWW_HOME to the url:

        setenv WWW_HOME (for Unix)
        define WWW_HOME ""; (for VMS)

If you put this in your .login (or for VMS), when you just type
'lynx', it will take you to

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