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Lynx on Windows 7 and lynx_bookmarks.html file problem


Issue:

I can save a bookmark with “A” command but I cannot open the bookmarks page with “V” command. It says

“document directory is not readable”.

Investigation:

Running Process Monitor revealed that Lynx is trying to save lynx_bookmarks.html file in %USERPROFILE%\My Documents and that directory is a junction to %USERPROFILE%\Documents. Probably Lynx is confused with this and cannot read the file from there.

Solution:

Open lynx.cfg and replace

DEFAULT_BOOKMARK_FILE:lynx_bookmarks.html

with

DEFAULT_BOOKMARK_FILE:../lynx_bookmarks.html

October 11, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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