XML is a file extension, short for eXtendable Markup Language. XML can be used to exchange, share, and store data.

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Boot error: tried to reinstall libxml2 and xml2 from synaptic

I am using Ubuntu-14.04LTS. I faced an error, stating that libxml2 is not found, while installing libdap-13.3 library installation. When I check, libxml2 is already installed. So I tried to reinstall ...
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how to check spreadsheet for input errors

I was generating large XLS (Microsof Ofice Excel spreadsheet) file for a client with XML. The file has 72MB and when I try to open it in LibreOffice it crush on "General input/output error" yet when I ...
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How to remove comments from an XML file?

Is there a command line tool that can remove comments from an XML file? Or do I need to write a small program that makes use of an XML parser to do this? Update: I'm not interested in solutions that ...
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My ODT document saved as a heavy archived XML

I have a file I created with LibreOffice. It is 3-pages long and was around 100kB. Today when I check it, it's 2.7mB large. When I click on it (equivalent to opening), LibreOffice fails to open it and ...
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How to import xml data to a fillable pdf file in linux?

I have a fillable pdf template. Also have a xml file which is extracted from this fillable pdf file. How can I export xml file from these fillable pdf files and also how can I create a normal pdf ...
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What are the important xml files? (Accidentally moved all xml files)

Very unfortunately I have moved all my xml files into one folder (I was at /home/desgua/ when I run find . -name '*.xml' -exec mv {} ./logs/ \;. Now I am very afraid of turning off my computer and not ...
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How Do I Run update-perl-sax-parsers to get XML::LibXML::Document properly installed?

I've just tried to install the Perl module XML::LibXML::Document using the cpan shell and at the end of the process it says: Please use 'update-perl-sax-parsers(8) to register this parser.' See ...
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xml: copy string of text from one element to another? [closed]

thanks for helping. I'm not a programmer, but i understand basic principles. i need to do this in a bunch of xml files. i'm certain xpath pl or xtask or some combination using regex, could pull this ...
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how open xml file on libreoffice

anyone know how to open xml file ? maybe with libreoffice ? If I use libreoffice I just see only the text format of xml, with all tags and so on.
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Can someone recommend a Program able to show and execute XQuery and XPath on a XML document?

I'm searching for a program able to do Xpath and Xquery on XML, but I can't find one (I was using Oxygen XML editor on Windows 7 before). I was wondering if such a program exists for Ubuntu.
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How to import and export database from SQL SERVER to MYSQL SERVER vice versa in mono2.2 with gtksharp2.10 in ubuntu?

hy, I am new guy in mono developer. i m using mono developer 2.2 with gtk#2.0. i want develop desktop application in mono. i have to import database which having in SQL SERVER on web server and I ...
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Ubuntu Saucy: What is the default console tool for parsing XML?

I used xmllint package for parsing xml files. Also, I know, that we can use xml2, xmlstarlet too. But I do not see those packages in Ubuntu Saucy. Does Saucy contain any default xml parsers? I ...
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How to convert XML to XLS in LInux

I want to convert books.xml file to books.xls file for the purpose of that xml file data is adding to my newspaper website. I need your help. Please give me the correct answers.
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ONIX metadata editor for Ubuntu

There is widely used metadata system in book industry called ONIX for Books. Basically, ONIX metadata is just XML file. There are some commercial solutions for Windows and Mac OS X like ONIX EDIT or ...
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Python: error during generation of XML file from python dictionary

ImportError: No module named elementtree.SimpleXMLWriter The code: import xml.etree.cElementTree as ET root = ET.Element("root") doc = ET.SubElement(root, "doc") field1 = ...
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A script to monitor new files in folder so I can add them to an external XML files

I want to monitor (by cron, I got that part covered :P) new audio files in folders so I can add them toa separate XML files which act as an podcast RSS feed. The file structure looks like this: - ...
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Theme ListView text pulled from XML?

I've been working on my msm touch app and got to a point were I get the needed info from an XML file, but it is unthemed, and not as good looking as other "direct" text is. Its black and further to ...
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Print text between two XML tags

Consider the following excerpt from a large XML file: ... <serverName someKey="false" anotherKey="0.05" thirdKey="0.04"> <default>blah.blah.blah</default> <region ...
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Generating menu in ubuntu

I want to change GUI menu of ubuntu. That is, I want to add a icon at the menu (top of screen), after clicking that a menu will be shown and selecting particular option will run a particular ...
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how to read an .atom file from the Data Liberation Front

I downloaded my Blogger history from Google Takeout, and got an '.atom' file. Are there any utilities in Ubuntu that I can use to easily read the archive? It's just an XML file and I can see that ...
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How do I get a list of all applications that can be executed from Ubuntu Dash Home? Is there is some xml file that stores this information?

I'm building an application and it's very important to me to know how to get this information. In LXDE, there is /usr/share/lubuntu/openbox/menu.xml that lists all the programs that can be executed ...
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How do I install CDK - The Chemical Development Kit from the tarball?

If you need to download the tarball yourself to know how to help me here's the file. I'm running 12.10 if it is relevant. I don't know where to go in installing CDK I know the README file says to ...
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How to interpret the contents of ~/.gconf?

Consider a key like /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/cycle_windows I can access this this key using gconf-editor. However when I cd to ~/.gconf/apps/metacity I find an empty file named ...
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xsltproc killed, out of memory

I'm trying to split up a 13GB xml file into small ~50MB xml files with this XSLT style sheet. But this process kills xsltproc after I see it taking up over 1.7GB of memory (that's the total on the ...
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Do dconf use EXI binary XML?

A question came to my mind reading an answer to the question What are the differences between gconf and dconf?. In an reply to the above question, Oli said: Binary read access is far faster than ...
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How do I increase the terminal border size in xfce?

The terminal (and other applications) borders seem to be only 1 pixel wide which makes them almost impossible to click. I am aware that alt+right click has the same function, but I need the borders ...
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PDF to XML sure thing, but the other way around?

This is my first post so excuse me if I'm breaking any conventions. Well the thing is I'm developing a long term archive system in Ubuntu environment. For different reasons XML is a very strong ...
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Convert XML to CSV shell command line

I have a Large XML file (600MB) and i want to convert that into CSV through Terminal Commands. I have tried to convert the XML into TXT through xml2 command using the following syntax. xml2 < ...
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How can I 'span' images in wallpapers.xml

I'm trying to set up some Backgrounds and wrote a custom xml for that (later on I want to make a custom slideshow of these). The images should span over my dual monitor. $ cat ...
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Split a large XML file by a certain node into smaller files

I've got a XML file with 1GB (about 6000000 Lines). The goal is to split this file into smaller .xml files with more or less 20000 lines each. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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How to open .xmi files

Is there any app that can open .xmi files in Ubuntu? File created in the XMI (XML Metadata Interchange) format, an XML file format most commonly used for exchanging UML diagrams; stores model design ...
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Visual editor for xslt

I was wondering if it is included in Ubuntu any GUI tool to support the creation of xslt -- bonus points if it also shows how it transforms some reference xml source as I write the xslt document. ...
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How do I stop XML Copy Editor from crashing when opening a file? [closed]

I tried installing XML Copy Editor, and whenever I try to open an XML file in it, it crashes. It seems like it just shuts off, as though I clicked close, because it doesn't generate and error log. How ...
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Load configuration from XML (Xfconf)

I'm trying to make an app to switch your XFCE4-Panel's layout between 3 layouts. I applied those layouts and copied the XML file where Xfconf stores its configuration for the panel. The general idea ...