HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

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Create pdf from HTML book

There are some sites that provide books as HTML pages (e.g., legal stuff). What can I use to create a PDF book from these pages, based on the already-existing structure? In Windows there is Adobe ...
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Linking to man page sections?

Online man pages in HTML with section anchors? It would be good to have an online version of the Ubuntu man pages with direct links into subsections. That would allow to point someone to the relevant ...
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Recursive HTML to PDF

I have a folder with this structure: /main-folder /index.html /subfolder1 /index1.html /file1.html with many sub folder and only html files... i want to convert all them to pdf using only ...
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Is there a Dreamweaver HTML editor replacement? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? I used Adobe's Dreamweaver for working on web pages and various text editors. I already have a few favorite text ...
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How can I preview HTML documents from the command line?

I use catdoc to preview Word documents from the command line. Is there something similar for HTML? In other words I would like to do cathtml Webpage.html | less and get more or less a man page look ...
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Tool to convert PDF file into separate HTML files?

I'm looking for a tool that will convert the pages of a PDF file to HTML files. I just need the text and formatting - I don't care about images and other media.
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Using the Evolution with an external editor?

I seek for using LibreOffice Writer or a similar tool as a mail composer and reader in the Evolution. In Windows Outlook I have used Microsoft Word directly for writing mails. Evolution default ...
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Copy Hyperlinks in LibreOffice

I face the problem that I need to copy a list of hyperlinks from LibreOffice Calc to an HTML file: I created the list in LibreOffice Calc (3.3.2) with the function hyperlink(Link-Text;Link-URL). The ...
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How can I set an HTML page as the desktop background?

Before people flag this as an exact duplicate of How can I use a .html file as desktop background/wallpaper? please let me clarify . Unlike that question where he just wants desktop icons for ...
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Is it possible to open an Ubuntu app from HTML?

I'm creating a webpage right now and am wondering if it is possible to input a command in HTML that will open an installed Ubuntu app like Chromium, or a terminal window, or Nautilus. Is something ...
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Batch editor for text or html files?

is there a tool that can help me to batch edit text files in a certain folder? I need to delete or insert snippets repeatedly in lots of html files and restructure them. Thanks in advance!
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Zenity and text formating

I just discovered that zenity support html tags zenity --error --text "hello <b>world</b>" but how to make it work with "entry" type ? zenity --entry --text "hello ...
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For a newbie, what software/ IDE is best to build a website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? What software would you recommend for a newbie (not much experience in HTML code) to develop websites? It would be ...
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How can I build a website without 'coding' knowledge?

I have a Ubuntu server network & have decided to make a website. Can anyone suggest some free tools that will help me do this without having to code HTML or CSS?
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How can I use a .html file as desktop background/wallpaper?

I have one of those underpowered netbooks with Lubuntu. I also have an iPod Touch. I'd like the best of both worlds. So I would like to create an active html wallpaper with beautiful little squared ...
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Any way to mass auto indent php and html code in Ubuntu?

I have about 50~ poorly indented and very very hard to read to code. Do you guys have any tips on how to indent this to make it more readable?
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Why does Ubuntu CD contain a “pics” folder with Debian-related images?

There is a "pics" folder on the Ubuntu CD, containing some PNG files, which are apparently a part of an offline HTML document about Debian. Just curious, is there any use of them somewhere in the live ...
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Install wc3 markup validator locally

How to install and use w3c markup validator on Ubuntu 13.10 locally? I know I can install it by installing following packages: sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-perl2 sudo apt-get install ...
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Multi-page Static Website to PDF/CHM/Other Converter

I have several small static websites that I want to turn into PDFs, CHMs, or a similar format. These websites are documentation generated by Ruby's RDoc tool. They have an index.html file and links to ...
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QML: Will the Ubuntu Phone be theme-able, and do I need to develop with that in mind?

Take a simple example in formatting richtext: The Manual Way someTextBox.insert(0,"<font face='Ubuntu Mono'size='3'color='#f37420'> Blah Blah Blah </font>") The hypothetical Way ...
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How do I get vim to indent all HTML tags?

I was using vim on Debian 7 to edit an HTML document. I started typing: <HTML>Return… After the initial return, the cursor was indented one level, so that as I typed <head>, and ...
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How to convert markdown to rich text (rtf) in Ubuntu 13.04?

I want to convert text written in Markdown to Rich Text on Ubuntu 13.04. I could not find any solution on the web, except for one Mac OS X script. How can I do that on Ubuntu 13.04? Preferably in the ...
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How can I get html code from the web with vala(gtk)?

How can I get a html code from some site(e.g. www.google.com) using vala(gtk)?
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What happen to Kompozer? Is there an easy way to install in 13.10?

What happen to Kompozer? Is there an easy way to install it in Ubuntu 13.10?
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access webpage through ssh

I need to access the IEEE xplore, but I don't have right to download out of institute. I can login into the server of institute via ssh, so How can I access IEEE xplore through institute server via ...
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Looking for code editor software with following functionalities

I am looking for a text editor with the following functionalities for php, html and css coding: code folding based on indentation (best example is EditPlus) start at an indentation level and stop ...
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Dreamweaver-like HTML editor for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? I'm trying out Ubuntu 12.04 after a long run with OS X, and was wondering if there was an HTML (and CSS and PHP) ...
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Tool to convert accented characters to HTML entities?

Is there a tool (command-line is fine) that can convert accented characters to HTML entities in Ubuntu? Preferably recursively and without also converting html/php tags. e.g. from: é to: &#233; ...
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Dreamweaver alternative in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Dreamweaver HTML editor replacement? I had been using Dreamweaver in Windows. Recently I shifted to Ubuntu, there I cant find any good alternative to ...
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Deactivate HTML display in incoming emails in Thunderbird

I often get HTML emails, I would like to just display them in plain text. How can I disable any HTML/Script rendering?
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Bluefish Editor error:failed to create a command

Bluefish Editor shows this error: Failed to create a command for firefox -remote 'openURL(%p)' || firefox '%p'&. Whenever I want to test my HTML code, I click to the browser button in Bluefish ...
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Download website and make it searchable

Is there a software (apart from the browser) that takes multiple pages that were downloaded with wget, displays them and - the most important feature - offers a fast full text search as HTML (not ...
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Where to find default/ test page for Apache2

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 13.10 and has an Apache2 website, and whenever I go to the VPS's IP http://5.231.37.8 ,I get the default/test page for Apache instead of my website located in /var/www. ...
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Is there a tool to remove all hyperlinks from an html file?

Is there a way to do this in Ubuntu? I've read it's possible in php, but I'm not familiar with php at all.
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pdftohtml outputting low resolution background images. help?

runnning: pdftohtml -c document.pdf output.htm this returns the normal output but the background images are of such low quality they cannot be read. Is this a bug with pdftohtml or can I change ...
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BlueGriffon not in the repo?

BlueGriffon is not in repositories. Is it dead ? If so can you tell me about any alternative ?
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What's an effective text editor for html code violation warnings?

I'll be using the text editor to clean up the bloat from a Word doc saved as "web page filter" (ie. html). Then I am going to convert the .html into a .epub. Eventually it will be on Amazon et al. as ...
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How to conveniently find local HTML documentation?

There are many doc packages in the repositories which provide documentation in HTML. Is there an easy way to find locally installed HTML documentation, like info or man? I guess I should clarify ...
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pdfbeads will only output a single page

Following the instructions from this page I take a djvu document, check it for any sign of corruption by opening it in djvulibre and it checks out fine. Copy it to my testing folder and rename it ...
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Convert HTML to PDF [duplicate]

I went through other links with a similar question, but couldn't find a solution that I wanted. I am trying to provide documentation for my tool in PDF format. I have a bunch of .html files that ...
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use web page or html file as a screensaver?

I heard that xscreensaver can run anything as a screensaver but I don't know how to do so. Can I use it to make a web page from an html file my screensaver?
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How do I convert CHM files to pdf?

Here's a list of things I've tried: Calibre from which I received a file containing the table of contents of the chm file with each title hyperlinked to nowhere (i.e. they're highlighted in blue and ...
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I used wget to download html files, where are the images in the file stored?

Firefox was loading very slow, so I decided to use wget to save HTML files.I used the following command, wget http://textbook.s-anand.net/ncert/class-xii/chemistry/hello-this-first-chapter The ...
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How do I write a script to output an html file?

What am I doing wrong in this script? #!/bin/bash cat > /tmp/flash-viewer.htm <<- _EOF_ <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>Flash Viewer</TITLE></HEAD><BODY> <object ...
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How to run javascript/html page

I want to know what is the terminal command for compiling and executing Javascript/HTML. Is it the same as that of compilation of C program or is it different?
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Firefox problem with ubuntu Font when default

My Firefox browser is the only browser I know renders site input tags differently, Every other browser (including other Firefox browser renders input tags the same way). See the picture for the ...
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HTML in Pidgin conversations

Is there a plugin or hidden feature in Pidgin that parses HTML in chats? I couldn't find anything on the web.
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How to instruct wkhtmltopdf choose high resolution image files in html

I try to convert a webpage into pdf. wkhtmltopdf http://orion.lcg.ufrj.br/Dr.Dobbs/books/book9/mf1201.htm my.pdf The problem is that the created pdf has very small images, where the image files are ...
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Encoding problems with htmldoc, and similar programs to htmldoc?

I want to convert some html files into a single pdf file. I used htmldoc: htmldoc --webpage --header "/" --footer "" -f all.pdf 0010.html 0099.html The output all.pdf doesn't convert some ...
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Installing Kompozer

I just read about Kompozer and wanted to install the software. Have downloaded the kompozer zip file into my downloads and found installation 'instructions' here: ...