lynx 2.8.9 non-working -traversal for https site link checking

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Related: Python broken link check


lynx text web browser had a built-in facility for recursively checking websites for broken links by

lynx -traversal


At least through Lynx 2.8.9 that comes with Ubuntu 16.04, with any https:// website, one simply gets the error

lynx: Start file could not be found or is not text/html or text/plain Exiting…

Thus, use the Python broken link checker.



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