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Lynx: An early character-based web browser
The very first web browsers, such as Lynx, were character-based applications without a graphical user interface to be seen. It may look hopelessly primitive today, but in their time, 1991-1993, they were great. Unlike most of the other early browsers, Lynx, introduced in 1992, is still being maintained, and Unix and Linux shell users still use it today.
MacWWW (aka Samba)
Amusing enough, the first Mac web browser in 1993, MacWWW, aka Samba, was also a character-based web browser. It had a bad habit of crashing ... a lot. Today, it's perhaps the least well-known of the early browsers.