Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 22nd May 2007 03:43 UTC
General Unix Would you be able to survive one full day without using the X server? Linux offers us a wide assortment of CLI based tools which use curses and/or framebuffer for functional user interfaces. There is no reason why you shouldn't be able look up stuff online, read your email, look at pictures, watch movies and listen to music as you are trying to configure X.
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Slackware Heps Much
by Excessive on Tue 22nd May 2007 05:09 UTC
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2006-10-19

For people coming from a Slackware background it is not that hard. Links provides framebuffer browser, there is a console based mp3 player (Orpheus or mpg321, you name it and it is there), IRC client (BX), Instant Messenger (LICQ or others), everything has a corresponding console tool, even MPlayer has framebuffer output support for video.

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