HOWTO: Use Links, a text mode browser for browsing JavadocContributed and maintained by
Links is a text mode web browser. It's free under the Gnu Public License, supports tables and frames, has a small memory footprint and is very fast. And it's perfect for Javadoc, and can be launched from within NetBeans.
Many distributions of Linux (RedHat, Mandrake) come with Links pre-installed. If you don't have it, you can download binaries for Linux, Win32, OS/2, FreeBSD and BeOS here
To configure the IDE to use Links, perform the following steps:
The next time you browse JavaDoc from within the IDE, the Links browser will be started.
Links is generally useful as a fast, lightweight web browser. If
you want to use it as such and have to use a proxy, you may want
to start it as follows