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Links 2.14 for dos it's out (Users)

posted by iw2evk(R), Magenta (Italy), 03.12.2016, 13:30


new release of links graphical browser for dos can be download from:


=== RELEASE 2.14 ===

Thu Nov 3 19:45:34 CET 2016 mikulas:

Enable DECC$EFS_CHARSET on OpenVMS, so that we can browser files and
directories with extended names

Wed Nov 2 20:35:31 CET 2016 mikulas:

Limit keepalive of ciphers with 64-bit block size to mitigate
the SWEET32 attack

Wed Nov 2 19:14:33 CET 2016 mikulas:

Disable SSL compression to avoid the CRIME attack

Fri Oct 28 22:52:49 CEST 2016 mikulas:

On Windows, add an entry to programs in control panel, that allows
uninstalling Links

Fri Oct 28 21:25:28 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Report home directory in the "Version" window

Sat Oct 22 13:17:04 CEST 2016 mikulas:

On Windows, preload font data in a background thread, to minimize a
stall when viewing SVG image for the first time.

Sat Oct 8 17:14:59 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Improved tor hardening - when the user toggles the "Only Proxies" option
(i.e. when connecting to tor), we reset certain other options to their
default values, so that it is not possible to identify user behind tor
based on the selected options.

Thu Oct 6 14:39:26 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Use keys 'P' and 'L' to scroll up and down

Thu Sep 29 23:40:34 CEST 2016 Juhani Haverinen <>:

Fix a memory leak when copying the current url to clipboard
(the bug was introduced in Links 2.13)

Sat Sep 3 20:02:26 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Fix crash when the user pressed Ctrl-G on a form field
(the bug was introduced in Links 2.13)

Fri Aug 19 22:35:54 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Workaround for a bug in librsvg that makes mathematics on Wikipedia

Fri Aug 19 19:05:55 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Support fourth and fifth mouse button in gpm and framebuffer

Thu Aug 18 19:34:47 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Fixed bugs when downgrading SSL connection while https proxy or socks
proxy is used

Tue Aug 16 18:53:53 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Security bug fixed: Don't load or render the content of
"407 Proxy Authentication Required" reply when using https proxy.
This avoids the FalseCONNECT attack.

Also, don't allow 401 and 407 responses to set cookies.

Wed Jul 27 21:38:37 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Pop openssl error stack on every error - make sure that SSL errors on
one connection do not affect other connections

Sun Jul 17 21:10:12 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Use libc tree functions from <search.h> for searching the cache

Thu Jul 7 19:39:15 CEST 2016 mikulas:

Set the GD_NOAUTO flag for the directfb driver, so that this driver is
never selected automatically. The directfb subsystem is buggy, it can
corrupt graphics or even cause system crash, so select this driver only
if the user explicitly requests it with '-driver directfb'

Repert for dos version as usual to Mikulas

Roberto iw2evk


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