W3m: Simple Text-Based Web Browser Support for SSL Connetions, Tables, and More

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w3m ubuntuw3m is simple Text-Based Browser support for SSL Connetions, Tables, and frame color and inline images on suitable terminal. Generally, it renders pages in a form as true to their original layout as possible. With w3m you can browse web pages through a terminal emulator window (xterm, rxvt or something like that). Moreover, w3m can be used as a text formatting tool which typesets HTML into plain text.

W3m Commands also running on Unix Based (Solaris, SunOS, HP-UX, Linux, FreeBSD, and EWS4800)

w3m in ubuntu

4 things you can do with w3m:

  • You can follow links and/or view images in HTML
  • Internet message preview mode, you can browse HTML mail
  • You can follow links in plain text if it includes URL forms
  • With w3m-img, you can view inline image

Install w3m in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Debian

By default w3m is available in Ubuntu software repository, you can install it using Ubuntu Software Center.search with keyword “w3m” then install, or you can install via terminal by typing command:

sudo apt-get install w3m w3m-img

How to Use W3m? to use W3m Commands open terminal then type w3m [url] ,example :

w3m ubuntuportal.com

for more help, you can read w3m man page. type on terminal : w3m –help, man w3m or manw3m 

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