Links - Graphics not enabled when compiling

Jeff Friedman friedmanjeff1 at
Fri Nov 22 11:17:20 PST 2013

Thanks for the reply, Brandon.  I'll see if I can get it working through
xterm as a weekend project for myself.

Best wishes to all.


On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at>wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 2:01 PM, Jeff Friedman <friedmanjeff1 at>wrote:
>> I tried to install the Links browser, with the intention of using it with
>> graphics enabled, but it didn't work.  I have the following Ports installed
>> -
>> I also wanted to try and get it working with the mouse but I see that
>> libgpm isn't available on Macports.
> libgpm is only useful with the console on Linux and FreeBSD. You don't get
> that kind of console on OS X, and libgpm does nothing at all to interface
> with xterm mouse mode, which is what you want to enable. (However I don't
> know what terminal emulators on OS X [other than xterm from XQuartz]
> support it.)
> In fact, it looks like graphics and mouse will only work if you run it in
> an X11 terminal emulator such as xterm, and you need to install the +x11
> variant to get that.
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