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press shift+m in w3m will launch external browser to show the current page in w3m. However, once the external browser is launched, w3m is frozen, waiting the user to quit the external browser before going back to the normal mode. Is it possible to config it such that it can launch the external browser to the background? So that I can use it and the external browser at the same time.

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Its in the FAQ

Hit o to go into options and specify

browsername %s &

where browsername is the command to invoke said browser

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