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Convert markdown to complete HTML file (with markdown / discount)

There are a lot of markdown-related packages available, at least these two have a markdown command: $apt search markdown ... discount/jammy,now 2.2.7-2 amd64 [installed] implementation of the ...
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What markdown readers are available?

First of all, everything I find seems to be an editor. I don't want an editor. I want a reader. I want a window that shows me the rendered markdown file, not its source. Sure, I don't care if it also ...
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Error while installing Remarkable Editor

I downloaded the .deb file of Remarkable Markdown editor in Ubuntu 20.04. As soon as I started to run the .deb file, it is showing the following error: Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: gir1.2-...
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How do I make a Markdown table of two columns out of a list whose items alternate to each column?

I have a long list of common abbreviations for words in periodical titles. In the list, the full word is followed by its abbreviation. For example: Administration Admin. Applied Appl. Administrative ...
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How can I convert my mmarkdown file in different style?

Now heading 2 of my markdown file shown like this Heading2 --- So, how can I convert it to ## Heading2 Also, the code block now is int gAll = 12; int main (int argc, char const *agc[]){ ...
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Pandoc Markdown error

I tried to complile a markdown document into RStudio, but when I knit it I get the following output: /home/argus/anaconda3/envs/R-lab/bin/pandoc/pandoc: error while loading shared libraries: libgmp.so....
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Installation guide txt file

Is there a standard, guideline, template, how to write this kind of files, for example: Install-Linux-tar.txt INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS =================================================================...
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Geany - how to disable mark option in find function?

I pressed mark but now I have no idea how to disable it. And I can not google this. Just closing the window doesn't help.
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Is to possible to have office documents opened in LibreOffice while using RStudio on modern Ubuntu?

I use Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS with installed R and RStudio to build bookdown books and documents. Previously I used these applications in 16.04 LTS. Building/knitting book or single RMarkdown document ...
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Okular not rendering markdown files

Recently I installed Ubuntu 20.04, and then Okular. In my previous Ubuntu 18.04 I often used Okular to render markdown files. Now it is not rendering these format. Do I have to install something extra?...
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Where can I find a better version of markdown?

I'm using markdown from the repos on Ubuntu 19.10. This seems to be a quite old version: >markdown -v This is Markdown, version 1.0.1. Copyright 2004 John Gruber http://daringfireball.net/...
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Usage of sed(stream editor)

I have a file containing text **This is bold text** *This is italicized text* I wish to convert the above into \textbf{This is bold text} \emph{This is italicized text} using stream editor(...
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Is there a markdown "rich text" editor?

I have become fed up with writing down markdown tables scratch, I need some "rich text editor like" program to automate creation of markdown for me and hence of tables. The only rich text editor I ...
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markdown preview in gedit

I've found a plugin to preview markdown in gedit. But I am not sure if it is backdated. Is there any other better option for previewing markdown in gedit?
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Software with foldable/expandable view of multiple txt/md files

I have many todo files in markdown format scattered on my directories tree. I like to keep it this way because my todo files stay in each project folder. But I also like to get a global overview of ...
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Software recommendation: wiki with direct image pasting

I create a lot of "howto" documents that need to include images of configuration dialogs -- often with a bit of background for context. The easiest way I've found to collect the images is with "...
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Markdown unable to convert devanagari characters [closed]

Running Kubuntu 18.04. markdown (provided by discount 2.2.3). With a file with only roman characters, markdown test.md -o test.html does as expected; produces a test.html file with content as ...
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Easy Markdown to Latex to PDF Workflow?

My SO has to produce reports in the same format every week, but getting her to use styles in a word processor with a custom template hasn't worked out, so I'm going anther way. I'd like to use ...
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How do I copy web clipping as Markdown?

I copy a HTML text, for instance, the first paragraph excepting from Wikipedia: Dominating set. and then paste it to gedit. The expected results are: In [graph theory](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Kramdown for atom

I used Atom to write Markdown. Now I am using kramdown (mainly for its Latex math support). How can I change the markdown processor in Atom to be the one for kramdown and enable its markdown-preview ...
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When I create a new directory, create a markdown file with the same name in it

I want to create a lot of directories (manually, using the GUI). I will then want to have inside them a markdown document with the same name as the directory, so this sort of tree: 624466 └ 624466....
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Rmarkdown code chunks not interpreted

I'm using RStudio 0.98 on Kubuntu 15.04. I am having difficulty creating Rmarkdown documents, specifically the ones that render a pdf output (and also Open Office). The problem is that the code ...
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Unable to Create New Project in jekyll in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed jekyll using jekyll installation procedure on ubuntu 14.04 lts After that to verify that it is Installed i run the following commands and get this, jekyll -v and gets /usr/lib/ruby/...
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open markdown files in vim: only a few lines shown

I'm facing the problem while displaying the markdown file content. When i opens the .md file in vim , it just displays few lines and there is s bottom bar which display line info,rest of the lines ...
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A terminal based markdown editor that supports shortcuts

I am looking for a terminal based markdown editor which support shortcut keys like ctrl+b which will output **enter bold text here** or something like that to the markdown file. Same way for italics, ...
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Deckset app alternative

Mac OSX have a good app called deckset http://decksetapp.com/. This app make slides from markdown text.... Someone know an alternative for ubuntu?
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Haroopad not starting and prompt of "NVCtrl extension does not exist" message

I installed Haroopad on my Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 system. I had to change some symbolic links in order to make it work. However after I've closed it, I tried to run it, but I'm getting this message: `[...
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Is there an application that allows me to view Markdown files? [duplicate]

I don't want a WYSIWYG Markdown editor. I wouldn't mind if the app allows me to edit the file, as long as it renders it separately. I know that Markdown is easy to read without rendering it but I ...
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What advantages does markdown have over asciidoc?

I've been using Asciidoc ever since I discovered it and use it a lot to be my defacto README text file. It's readable in text and it can output all kinds of other formats, like man pages, pdf, html, ...
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How to convert Markdown to PDF (with word wrapping)

Using pandoc like: pandoc -o output.pdf input.md does not give me a result with word-wrapping. For instance, three liner input.md looks like the following: # Introduction Lorem ipsum dolor sit ...
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Is there any text editor which supports Markdown (Ask Ubuntu's formatting style)?

Is there any text editor with support for Markdown (formatting syntax used by Ask Ubuntu) which can be used to write questions or answers while you are offline?
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