RSS Links

Tony Baechler tony at
Sat Jun 12 12:07:14 UTC 2010

I would like to add that atom links do work with Lynx the cat.  Most 
sites don't offer atom feeds, but blogspot does.  Lynx the cat shows the 
atom links fine with "alternate" as the link title.  It isn't great, but 
it's good enough for something quick and dirty.  You can also download 
the xml and rss files and use less, grep etc.  For podcasts, search for 

On 6/10/2010 11:30 AM, Martin McCormick wrote:
> Is there a command line utility that will handle RSS links?
> 	I used the lynx browser to access the podcasts page of a
> web site recently. There they all were all right but lynx didn't
> see them as links so one could not download anything. This isn't
> a gripe at all. I realize that the L Y N X browser is good at
> html but not much else so I am looking for the easiest
> command-line way to use RSS links.

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