Questions tagged [w3m]

w3m is a free software/open source text-based web browser. It has support for tables, frames, SSL connections, color and inline images on suitable terminals. Generally, it renders pages in a form as true to their original layout as possible.

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w3m does not show images

I'm trying to use w3m to show image previews in ranger but I can't get it to work. w3m seems to be working for drawing in general as i can display webpages in the terminal. However when i try w3m ...
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Does w3m support input type=“file” form fields?

I am trying to figure out a simple way to submit a file stored on a distant Ubuntu server to an HTML form on the web. The form uses <input type="file"> field. This seems to be not supported by ...
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curl wget - How to ignore the HTML Tag and headers [duplicate]

How to get only the content for web page what I see in browser... I don't want the headers and any HTML tag.. exp- http://www.linfo.org/cat.html.. I want only the content.. Please help
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How I can configure w3m to use squid proxy (or any proxy) by default when invoked by a specific user?

Can I configure w3m to use Squid by default when invoked by a specific user in a bash login shell? I've looked inside the w3m configuration file, but I don't see any setting were I can set squid as ...
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How to pipe html into w3m?

In this post is shown how to pipe curl output to lynx. How can get the same with w3m? I mean something like: curl https://www.google.it | w3m not: curl https://www.google.it someFile.html &&...
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How to display inline images in a terminal that update on scroll with w3mimgdisplay

The w3mimgdisplay program displays images in buffered terminal emulators. This is how: http://blog.z3bra.org/2014/01/images-in-terminal.html . But it is not very well documented. As pointed out in the ...
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w3m specify http port

When using w3m terminal browser, how can I specify the http/s port that I want to use when connecting to a web server. There does not seem to be a -p option to use non-standard ports (80 & 443). ...
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Using mpv ASCII output with w3m

mpv is a video player that can output ASCII video (like mplayer2 and vlc, but with colors). I would like to use it with w3m, within w3m or showing a link to open it in another window using mpv. For ...
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Mutt : render html within mutt [closed]

I want to render html within mutt but I haven't succeed configuring it yet. I want to use w3m so my .mailcap looks like : text/html; "$BROWSER" %s &; test=test -n "$DISPLAY"; needsterminal; text/...
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Jump to Link In W3M

The browser w3m has an option to turn on link numbers. o > 'Display link numbers' I would like to be able to jump to a particular link by number, i.e. jump to link number 10 by some key shortcut ...
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How can I open links from w3m in firefox? [closed]

I'd like to open links from w3m in Firefox. I've followed the instructions here (and here), but cannot get it working. I've also tried a few other permutations in the external browser field of the ...
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Can w3m automatically search the entered text?

Is there a way to configure w3m so that at 'U', i.e. after entering text into the URL field, the browser will automatically prepend "google.com/search?q=" to it? Or can some other command be used or ...
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split accents in w3m

I am trying to use w3m to view html email (via mutt). Currently, accented characters (represented as HTML entities in the source, using a console and console font that supports accents) are rendered ...
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Is there a way to change w3m's colour theme?

Recently I've made something in my .bashrc so that I can inquiry unknown words online easily with my bash without open a browser. I chose w3m as my agent utility, the problem is, its default color ...
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Grab http requests by lynx

I need to grab and debug all HTTP-requests and responds which I make from lynx or another text-based browser. How can I save all request URLs, redirects, headers and page sources for analyze and debug ...
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ranger image-preview with transparent terminal background

I like the image-preview in ranger, but I also like my terminal transparent. Is there really no way to get the image-preview work with w3m and transparent background? (I'm willing to change my ...
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How to get colours on man pages with w3m as a PAGER?

Is it possible, and if so how, to have colour/bold/italic characters in man pages while using w3m? Another pager (most) does have some limited colour support but is not as versatile as w3m. I know ...
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w3m displays inline images in konsole, but not yakuake

I've tested this on two different systems (with TERM set to xterm-256color) and got the same result. Nothing in the config files seems relevant. Is there a major difference in these terminal ...
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Is it possible to bind '2M' to a single key in w3m?

Pressing M in w3m launches the 1st external browser, 2M the second. While it is easy to bind the built-in command EXTERN to another key, is it possible to bind the second to another key?
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Yanking URLs in w3m

I have been using w3m for a couple of weeks and am convinced that it is my preferred text browser - with one exception. Is there any way to yank URLs to the clipboard without using the mouse? I have ...
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Is there a back-“button” in w3m?

Does w3m offer a keyboard shortcut to go back one page? I couldn't find anything in the man pages.