The web browser we usually use, runs in a graphical environment (GUI). On your Raspberry Pi device, you need to start X and the graphical browser. The GUI consumes a significant part of the Raspberry Pi resources. What if you are connecting remotely using secure shell and GUI is not available? The solution is to use Linux text mode browsers on the Raspberry Pi terminal. Here I will present a few text mode browsers.
The text based browser runs in a Linux terminal. It cannot do everything a normal browser can. In the system administration life, you only need to retrieve information, like reading blog posts, manuals, accessing REST APIs etc. To perform these tasks, command line browser works fine and save valuable system resources.
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