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surfraw patch
Authored by: flipflop on Sep 04, '04 03:27:16PM

If you want to use surfraw with your default browser, and don't want to set up all those aliases, all you need to do is:

(a) change one line in the surfraw script (if installed w/ fink, it is at /sw/bin/surfraw):

the line which reads:

if ok SURFRAW_graphical && test -n "$DISPLAY"; then

should be changed to read:

if ok SURFRAW_graphical; then

(it was written on the assumption that you would only want to use a graphical browser if X11 was running.)

(b) edit the surfraw.conf file (if installed w/ fink, it is /sw/etc/surfraw.conf):

You want to change:

def SURFRAW_graphical_browser mozilla


def SURFRAW_graphical_browser open

or (if you have launch installed):

def SURFRAW_graphical_browser launch

Now you should be able to run surfraw directly, without having to pass the browser option on the command line.

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