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14.2 > Network > w3m (git20170104)

w3m is a World Wide Web (WWW) text based client.

Help is avaliable in English, German and Japanese. There is an
option menu which can be configured for the chosen lanugage.

It will display hypertext markup language (HTML) documents containing
links to files residing on the local system, as well as files
residing on remote systems. It can display HTML tables, frames, and
images, and supports tabbed browsing. In addition, it can be used as
a "pager" in much the same manner as "more" or "less". w3m can
display images in both the framebuffer, incertain consoles, and the X

Supported consoles for image display are urxvt (rxvt-unicode) and
termite (via a patch), including inside screen (untested with tmux).

Optional dependency: compface

SlackBuild Options:

To disable mouse support pass NOMOUSE=1 to the slackbuild.
To disable w3mmailer pass NOMAILER=1 to the slackbuild.
To set the GUI browser pass the desired browser as GUIBROWSER.


NOMOUSE=1 ./w3m.SlackBuild
NOMAILER=1 ./w3m.SlackBuild
GUIBROWSER=/usr/bin/qutebrowser ./w3m.SlackBuild

Or combine any of them together. By default the GUI browser is set to

This requires: imlib2

Maintained by: David Woodfall
Keywords: browser,pager,console,WWW,www,text-mode,console browser,internet browser,text browser
ChangeLog: w3m


Source Downloads:
w3m-git20170104.tar.gz (c97079ea18a90919227a74cc465f9c9b)

Download SlackBuild:
w3m.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.2

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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