Mothra Help

Mothra is a World-wide Web browser. Its display looks like this:

[mothra display]

The display's regions, from top to bottom, are:

Mouse Action

Pointing with button 2 instead of button 1 selects a url without following it; the url will be displayed in the selection: area and commands will refer to the url, but it will not be drawn in the document display. Button 3 pops up a command menu that contains


The commands you can type are:


Mothra gets configuration information from the environment.

Command line

If the mothra command has an argument, it is the name of a url to visit instead of the startup page. Giving mothra the -i flag disables loading of inline images. The inline pix menu item will reset this option.


Mothra creates several files in $home/lib/mothra.