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HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is the main markup language for displaying web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser.

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How to pipe html into lynx?

I am testing some ajax call from the console. I like get rid of the meta-information noise that is html markup and just read the content, hence I like to pipe it into a terminal browser, e.g. lynx. ...
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Bash script to extract some information from Ebay HTML pages

I would like to filter the output of a search on ebay which I've exported to a text file. There are a number of results in the search but I've included just one example at the bottom of this post as ...
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Joining two parts together to make a single script

I'm trying to create a script to do the following: extract the magnet link from a lynx bookmark and then use it as part of a curl command. like this: curl http://my_ip:my_port_number/startdownload/...
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Strip attribute name from result set?

I have a HTML document that looks (when oversimplified) like this: <html> <body> <a href="...">...</a> <a href="...">...</a> <a href="...">...&...
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i want to remove tag in xml when it is repeating multiple times

I want to comment particular tag with particular value from xml when it is repeating multiple times example: <t1> <t2>hi<t2/> <t1/> <t1> <t2>hello<t2/> <...
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How do I convert Linux man pages to HTML without using groff?

I would like to convert some Linux man pages to HTML without using groff. My prejudice against groff is due to some PNG rendering issues it is giving me that seems to be localized to Sabayon (as these ...
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How to convert the manpages of git and its subcommands into a pdf file?

There are two places that I can find manpages of git and its subcommands: https://git-scm.com/docs, and the links to all the git subcommands https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git.html, ...
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Extracting strings from between special characters

I have a large text file created from combining lots of html files. cat *.html > all_html_files.txt Inside the text file are specfic strings that I want to extract to another text file. For ...
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Letting HTML file act as URL with wget

If you want to get straight to the question, please skip all the way down to the bolded and italicized question past the code. Intro: I am experiencing problems with wget and html files. I am using ...
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How to export Google Alerts citations?

I have several months of Google Alerts in my email and I would like to share them somewhere on the web (for instance on a MediaWiki wiki). Is there an easy way to export them? The alerts contain HTML ...
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Add text between multiple lines with sed if previous line does not match pattern

I'm struggling to add <dl> tags around a definition list with sed, and perhaps there is an easier way to do it (I'd love to know). I would like to search a file for any lines that contain a <...
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How to set up a local web server to serve up a local html page

I want to work with local web pages using the seleniumIDE It requires URL's. So I'd like to set up localhost, 127.0.0.1 I don't need anyone else or network access to it, however it would be ideal if ...
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Non-English letters in html2text?

I'm making a script which uses html2text, however, it can't handle non-English letters. I'd like to use letters such as á, é í, ó ú, æ, ø, ö, ä, ð, þ. It just shows questions marks instead of the ...
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Shellscript to remove particular tags in HTML file

Can anyone please guide me with writing Shell Script command for following scenario. I have an html file with all tags in a single line like this, <html><head></head><body>&...
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Force lynx or elinks to interpret spaces and line breaks

Consider the following commands, and their results : $ echo "<br/> <br/>a<br/>b<br/>c<br/><br/> <br/>"|lynx -dump -stdin a b c $ echo "<br/> &...
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sed html parsing

I have to parse HTML to change text between two brackets that are not HTML code back to &lt; or &gt;. Here an example of my HTML code that I have to replace: <content:encoded><![...
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combine two file data having same column 1 but different col 2 values [duplicate]

Need to combine two file data having same column 1 but different column 2 values. One file has data: AP 3492 BJ 4995 GJ 3810 MH 5800 UK ...
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Sed: replace text keeping digit occurrence

I have some text like: Blablabla <b>[intlink id="</b>2204<b>" type="page"] Blalala I want replace it for remove the </b> and <b>, keeping the id="number". So it should ...
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How can I replace the <title> element in many HTML files?

My directory ~/foo contains many HTML files. Each one has a different unwanted title element. That is, each file contains the code <title>something unwanted</title> Many of these files ...
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Bash script to edit lots of html documents

I have a directory with many HTML documents. Most of them contain the codeblock .org-link { /* org-link */ color: #b58900; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: ...
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Copy markdown input to the clipboard as rich text

I'm about to get involved in some collaborative prose writing with a friend of mine via email. As a regular person, he will of course be using MS Word document formats; as a massive nerd, I prefer to ...
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AWK, SED or GREP for extracting data from HTML file

Can anyone tell me which is best to use to extract the following data from a html file which was received with curl . <script>document.getElementById("test-summary").innerHTML = "<strong>...
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Ubuntu SELinux - why different types for files var_t vs file_t

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on two vm's. I have have permissive SELinux enabled on both. On system1, all of my files + linked directories in /var/www/html are marked as var_t and the symbolic linked ...
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convert a html book to a pdf file?

How can I convert a html book (consisting of a number of html files linked to each other) to a pdf file on Ubuntu? Hope the resulting pdf file can have bookmarks according to the structures of the ...
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Convert particular lines in a text file to bold [closed]

I have a text file with 100 lines in it. I want to convert particular lines, lets say line1, line6 , line27, line 48, line 86, line99 to bold. I am using solaris 5.10, with KSH. Is there a way I can ...
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Merge multiple HTML files in reverse order?

I have multiple HTML files for this book. I am trying to add them in opposite order. I've tried: cat *.html >> merge.html I've tried to use tac on the list of downloaded files by time to no ...
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How can I regex specific links from rss content in yahoo pipes?

From a RSS content I'd like to remove everything except specified href links Example: <div class='text'> <div class="center"> <b><a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="http://...
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Open Source Web Form Builder With Save to Spreadsheet or Database

Does anyone know of any open source tools that do essentially what Google Forms does. My company decided I could not use google forms because they did not want their info in the cloud, but for the ...
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How to replace tab's indent by space's indent with web-mode in Emacs

I don't want to use tabs for indent, so I add (setq-default indent-tabs-mode nil) in my emacs init file. With the setting indents are created by spaces in web-mode, but it doesn't change already ...
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How to specify the file type in a hard link [closed]

Does anyone know how to specify the file type of a hard link? Is this even possible? For example, I want to link to an HTML file (with content type text/html) in my website directory, so I used ln ...
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any command that can format html or xml from shell? [closed]

There must be something on the lines of sed? Normally in sed you type something like: echo day | sed s/day/night/ the shell prints "night". Is there something that can take a file (containing xml/...
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Org-mode: Inserting (advanced) LaTeX equations for HTML expot

I'm using org-mode as working environment, and so far has been extremely useful. One of the wonders of it is the versatility of exporting... I can export to LaTeX or HTML or ODT files from the same ...
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Is there some html annotation tool for adding annotations to downloaded html files?

I would like to add annotations (such as underlines, text comment, circle or square a text region, ...) to downloaded html files. Is there some WYSIWYG html annotation tool (for Linux) for that ...
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Can htmldoc create multi-level pdf bookmarks?

I downloaded an online html book (http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~franco/OpSys-304-427/lecture-notes/lecture-notes.html), by the following command wget -r -np -nH --cut-dirs=3 -p -k http://www.cim.mcgill....
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Extract values from HTML Files

I have 2 HTML files, where part of the content looks like this: In FILE1: <td width="48%" align="right" valign="top"> <b>mom. Wirkleistung P+ tot.: </b><br> <b>mom. ...
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GUI library or Window Manager using HTML [closed]

Ok... You want some clarity? Being a programmer this sort of question always has conditionals. Are there any DE's or (more generally) DE backends that support building (scripting) or rather modding ...
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Convert linked html files into a pdf file?

I would like to convert an online book (linked html files) into a pdf file. I tried the two-step way in http://kmkeen.com/mirror/2009-02-05-14-00-00.html First, download the html files by wget -nd -...
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Can emacs render downloaded html files?

From Firefox, I downloaded a .html file, with a directory with name ended in _files, by specifying "Webpage, Complete". When open the .html in emacs, even under html-mode, only the source of the html ...
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How to paste an HTML table into Libre Office Calc without losing structure

I want to paste an HTML table into Libre Office Calc. The HTML table rows contain images (in column 1) that should stay with their appropriate row. However, when I paste my HTML into Calc, the images ...
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Thunderbird: Override colors in received HTML emails

I need to override default colors in received HTML emails. I have followed this Howto, and modified my userContent.css accordingly. Basically, I need white text on dark background: $ cat userContent....
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Extract Values from simple html file via grep/awk

I have another grep/awk/sed issue within the attached HTML code below. Given is a simple HTML file with table inside. The HTML is generated by a smart meter (household energy meter). Inside the html ...
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Does Kate support HTML5?

I am editing a long HTML document in Kate, and I'd love to be able to "close" the parts I'm not currently working on. But this is a new document, and the highest level of modularization uses section, ...
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wget changing image name from within page

The image is generated once every n minutes, and I want to get each of these to my local directory. I had no success in getting the png-image using the command: wget -r -l1 --no-parent -A.png http://...
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How can I grep for broken HTML tags?

I want to grep through all my HTML files and see if I have any bad tags there, example <br> , <hr> and so on, that is the I want to see what tags are not closed in the HTML file. for ...
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how to use html tidy on Nginx

I just installed HTML tidy using the following command line: sudo apt-get install php5-tidy yet I have no idea how to use it because I thought it is an auto process that can do things by itself ...
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ability to view browser view for html file from vim

Is there a plugin / program / key binding that will let me preview html files that I am editing in vim in a browser? Background: I have abandoned traditional full-feature editors and IDE's (of which ...
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Trying to get a dynamic page with wget without success

I am using this command to get a page and all its images and javascripts on iTunes with wget. All I want is this page and all its images and scripts. wget -kKErpNF --no-check-certificate --html-...
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Press a html button via shell script?

i am currently trying to write a script to change some parameters on a webpage via a shell script. I can change the values in the textboxes without any problems, but i can't seem to figure out how i ...
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How can I automatically create a document that allows me to compare a list of 4 .png files side-by-side?

So I have a list of 4 .png files, and I'd like to auto-pipe this to some document that puts them all side-by-side for easy comparison. I'm thinking of automatically putting them in a HTML file. So I'...
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Extract multiple line string from HTML file using specific tags

I need to extract the string which are starting with the tag <span class="style530"> and ending with </span> tag. I used sed command but didn't get desired result. Below is sample code: &...