Save an HTML page, and covert it to a .pdf file

wget $URL | htmldoc --webpage -f "$URL".pdf - ; xpdf "$URL".pdf &
Uses htmldoc to perform the conversion

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By: darth10
2009-06-07 23:49:22

What Others Think

check out my blog for a better way to do it :P
darth10 · 492 weeks and 5 days ago
and what is the address to your blog?
bwoodacre · 492 weeks and 4 days ago
GET "$1" |htmldoc --webpage -f "$1".pdf - or curl -q# "$1" |htmldoc --webpage -f "$1".pdf - or links -source -width 120 "$1" |htmldoc --webpage -f "$1".pdf - or lynx -source -width=120 "$1" |htmldoc --webpage -f "$1".pdf - or wget -qO- "$1" |htmldoc --webpage -f "$1".pdf -
bashiere · 492 weeks and 3 days ago
http://aebpy.blogspot.com/
darth10 · 492 weeks and 3 days ago
r u sure about GET "$1" |htmldoc --webpage -f "$1".pdf - ..? i tried it and its not working... doesn't seem to pipe it...
darth10 · 492 weeks and 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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