Seth Wisely said

May 30, 2010

an awesome Open Directory browser and some other Open Directory viewers

Filed under: curiouserly, interweb — Seth Wisely @ 10:39

About opendir on apache2
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/mod_autoindex.html

What is an OpenDir?
A directory on a webserver that does not have an index file. Without this a module of the webserver instead displays a list of all the files — much like what an index.html originally did — unless that feature- or module has been disabled (and it ought not be).

Another perspective
Open Directory viewers INFLICT a gallery upon others’ resources

Can I simply view the directory myself with the web browser?
Sure. Feed the URL to firefox- or opera. But what if there are for or five scroll-pages of potentially awesome content? oh noes! lots of click-view-back

WARNING: Some NSFW usually.  These services are used for less than chaste image surfing.  While they are themselves SFW most usually throw out a gallery of NSFW — deplorable :sigh:.

http://www.stripdir.com/sd/
http://opendirviewer.com/  [default: NSFW]
http://woot.be/  [default: NSFW]
http://viewer.opendir.nl/

Here instead are some smilies galleries, which is what I typically feed them

http://woot.be/id:967073/
http://opendirviewer.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Foldabbothouse.org%2Fsmileys%2F&go.x=6&go.y=8&pagecount=50

How can I find more OpenDir for smilies or smileys?
http://www.google.com/search?q=%2B”Index+of”+(smilies|smileys)&ie=utf-8

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StripDir is hands down the best for me so far.

Open Directory browser viewing viewer autoindex fusker alternative

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or create a handy thumbnail gallery of all your future new smilies

OpenDir smilies OpenDir smileys free smilies

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plays well with firefox extension context menu: Rehost Image

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the firefox bookmark library so far

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OpenDir browsing is akin to fusker but does not require any legwork or character sequence bracketing!

CAUTION: Fusker is typically used for less than chaste activities.

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Seth Wisely said: seek on yet interweb and ye shall spend much time “finding”

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