[Rd] display URLs in browsers

A.J. Rossini rossini@u.washington.edu
16 Apr 2001 07:56:29 -0700

>>>>> "KH" == Kurt Hornik <Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at> writes:
>>>>> A J Rossini writes:
>>>>> "MM" == Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
    MM> which suggests that

    MM> mozilla -chrome http://www.R-project.org/

    >> Once mozilla is working, under gnome, I get this:

    >> gnome-moz-remote --newwin URL

    >> to bring up a new window.

    KH> Thanks for the feedback.  Actually,
    KH> http://www.mozilla.org/unix/remote.html claims that one can do

    KH> 	mozilla -remote "openurl(http://www.mozilla.org)"

    KH> but this does not work for me (version M18-3).

Me neither.

    >> Recently, I've nearly (not entirely) converted to KDE's
    >> konqueror and

    >> konqueror URL

    >> works.  I still am not fond of KDE's overall UI, but the tools
    >> they've developed suit my needs.

    KH> That's all?  Does that start a new version of konqueror if one
    KH> is already up and running?

I don't know.  I'll check tonight.

    KH> For gnome-help-browser, one can apparently do

    KH> 	gnome-help-browser URL

    KH> but I have yet to figure out how to use an existing
    KH> help-browser ...

But you probably don't want to use it for much; R help is fine, but
much more wouldn't be.


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