Re: x-windows browser for the walnut creek netlib CDROM

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Posted by Manoj on November 14, 1997 at 08:36:03:

In Reply to: Re: x-windows browser for the walnut creek netlib CDROM posted by Scott Betts on November 12, 1997 at 11:49:13:

: : It is difficult to access any NETLIB mirror site from
: : India due to th eslow INTERNET connections we have at
: : present. Walnut Creek CDROM has a netlib CDROM which
: : can be browsed through a win95 browser. We generally
: : use LINUX at my Institute. I would like to know if
: : there is a x-windows based browser for the NETLIB
: : CDROM distributed by Walnut Creek?

: Hmm. I don't know of any browser like that for Linux,
: but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. You *should*
: be able to read that CDROM as you would any other in Linux
: though. If you want a graphical interface, you could
: try using Netscape to "browse" your filesystem...

: Scott

Thank you Scott.
Under the circumstances, using netscape is the
best. GUI seems very useful for a vast repository
like netlib. GUI with search of independent
directories even more so. I doubt if searching for
text in different directories is possible with
netscape.. The find command just searches for
text in the page.


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