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Install lynx on Mac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion"
cd /usr/local/src
curl -O
tar -xzvf lynx2.8.7.tar.gz
cd lynx2-8-7
./configure --mandir=/usr/share/man
sudo make install

efc commented Jun 13, 2013

Thanks, very helpful!

iamaziz commented Dec 18, 2013

This works on OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks as well, great thanks!


Thanks Ryan! Nice to have an old command-line friend back.

jchoosak commented Sep 4, 2014

Thank you Sir!
I used the latest stable version (lynx2.8.8) and I installed it on OS X 10.9.4 -- Works great!

Thank you!

I'm unable to get --with-ssl recognized when I run ./configure. Any tips on that?

groxli commented Dec 17, 2014

Thank you!

Works on Yosemite, thanks!

cam5 commented Jan 30, 2015

Love it! Much appreciated.

Thanks Thanks Thanks !!! :)

Here's a slightly modified version that works with OSX 10.10 and also installs with SSL support

cd /usr/local/src
sudo curl -O
sudo unzip
cd lynx2-8-9
./configure --with-ssl --mandir=/usr/share/man
sudo make install

Worked for me on 10.6.8. Just had to download a different version ( and create the /usr/local/src/directory first.

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