Lynx : self sign SSL

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Posted on January 19, 2013

We needed a way to force allow lynx to accept any ssl certificates since only authorized users will use this command.  We performed the following to set lynx to allow this

Edit the file /etc/lynx-cur/lynx.cfg

Within that file, search for a line reading:

and replace it with:


Then load lynx and hit o to enter the options screen

locate Security and Privacy and change the  Setting “SSL Prompting” to “force yes-response”

Remember to save the settings.


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