How to browse the internet via command line on Linux and Windows?

  • On Linux

    lynx http://google.ca
    If you don’t have lynx on your linux installation, you will have to install it. On Linux Red hat, install it like this:
    yum list lynx (to check the availability of the package)
    yum -y install lynx (to install the package)
    you can also use: curl -0 http://yoursite/index.html to get the source code of a specific file.

  • On Windows

    start /max http://google.ca
    Will open the url using your default browser.