Links for DSLinux now with graphics support

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  1. shaunj66
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    Links for DSLinux now with graphics support

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    Links, a homebrew web browser for use on DSLinux now has support for graphic rendering. Please note: You will need a slot-2 RAM pack such as an M3 Perfect or Supercard (non-pro/rumble).

    To start Links with graphic support inside DSLinux, just type: "links -g" without the quotes.

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  2. khan

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    Anyone has a video of this web browser in action? or someone can make one.

    To run this, what do we need? Help will be appreciated. BTW I dont have Linux on my machines so possibly compiled will be better [​IMG]

    Thanks
     
  3. MaHe

    MaHe one lazy schmo

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    Sigh ... I sold my M3 Lite. But I got a PSP for those 75 Euros I got from the sale (plus my savings, of course) and Links2 on PSP is million times better.

    DS for games, PSP for multimedia & internet. Hooray.
     
  4. Genoil

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    It will run on a DSLinux-DLDI build with the Opera RAM pack inserted too, but in the current release it will slurp up the available memory quite fast (and therefore crash).

    Then again, using that setup you might just as well use Opera DS for graphical web browsing, since you would own the card and it performs much better than links -g.

    On EZ5-3in1 you also get 8MB extra in DSLinux, so that would work too. The DLDI build however doesn't work flawless on all devices, but on R4 or M3DSS you're fine.
     
  5. tjas

    tjas The Gbatemp HRManager

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    Hmm how is the speed? Can't get worse than opera btw [​IMG]
     
  6. Athlon-pv

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    does this build use the ram program thingie that Lick wrote ?
     
  7. dualscreenman

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    Hellz no, DSLinux was the first program to use extra RAM. EVAR!!!

    Rendering speed is okay, but there tends to be screen redraw errors.
    So it still needs a lot of work, but it's still very cool 8-)
     
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  9. Sodeju

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    Doesn't work for me, it says that there isn't a host and Beup works fine...
     
  10. littleho

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    does this work with the ezflash 4 lite?
     
  11. Neko

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    Does this work with the Supercard SD RAM Builds ?
     
  12. AshuraZro

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    As you can see, it's not pretty. Most of the text got cut off and if I move to a seperate section of the page, it becomes pretty much unreadable. Stick to DSOrganize, Opera, or the text browsers in DSlinux.
     
  13. Verocity

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    Ah man look at all these sexy web browsers. yes. cant wait until we finish hobro!
     
  14. Verocity

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    How do you start links? (feels like a noob)

    Im on the linux front page..
     
  15. aj421

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    Yay linux
     
  16. dg10050

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    This has been in SVN for a while now.
    LINUX GEEKS, UNITE! [​IMG]
    Still haven't gotten a chance to try it though... [​IMG]
     
  17. Verocity

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    Actually I just figured out what my question was..

    Where does the "linux" folder need to be placed and where does the "dslinux.nds" need to be placed so that they can find each other.

    Ive tried multiple things and they haven't worked.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     
  18. Relys

    Relys Master of Computer Science

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    Sweet! I finally got it to work! Making video now!
     
  19. imgod22222

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    i would celebrate, but this is one linux distro that is too hard for me to understand/ too lazy to want to really understand it. I personally enjoy being able to pick something up (especially when it comes to handhelds) and start using it. So, I'm probably going to stick with DSO. Just waiting for a non-alpha release to come out.
     
  20. Relys

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    Here's a video!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8f0lQEFgunI

    Walkthrough:

    You have to have a slot 2 with ram. Download this (http://www.gbatemp.net/downloads/homebrew/nds/dslinux-ram.tgz) and open it in 7-Zip or something and install it to your SD card. Download this (http://www.box.net/shared/770g52r0ig), now open the rar file and put "links -g" in "linux/usr/bin". Now boot up linux, type "wnc", choose “WFC”, Choose your wifi settings, it should set the connection up, now type "links -g". Press “ESC” to bring up the menu, choose “File”, then you can click "Go to URL”, type your URL in and hit "Ok". You can then touch the "K" icon in the upper right corner to switch between mouse and keyboard you use the d-pad to move to links.