3 Ways of .odt to .txt File Conversion in Command Line in Linux

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The Open Document .odt files can contain rich formats for the content. However, some times a plain text file is more handy. We may convert .odt files to plain text files for such needs. In this post, we discuss 3 ways of how to convert .odt files to .text files in command line in Linux.
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.docx/.doc to .odt File Conversion in Command Line in Linux

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Word .docx and .doc files are common for documents commonly generated by MS Word software. We would like to convert them to the more open ODF Open Document .odt files for various cases. This can be done by GUI software tools. If we have a set of many .docx/.doc files, it will be handy if
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Converting Hex to ASCII Using xxd

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Strings are commonly encoded as hexadecimal (hex) strings for various purposes. Hence, it is also common to convert hex strings to its original strings such as an ASCII string. Hex to ASCII string conversion can be done programmatically in many languages. In command line, we can use xxd to convert hex to ASCII string. This
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Converting Int to String in C++

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It is common to convert an integer (int) to a string (std::string) in C++ programs. Because of the long history of C++ which has several versions with extended libraries and supports almost all C standard library functions, there are many ways to convert an int to string in C++. This post introduces how to convert
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How to Convert Integers to Strings and Strings to Integers in PHP

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Conversion from integer to string and from string to integer are common operations in most applications such as C++. PHP has its uniqueness in language and standard library design. In this post, we will check methods to convert integers to strings and vice versa. Convert string to int in PHP You can cast a string
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How to mirror a website using wget on Linux?

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How to mirror a website using wget on Linux? If the command can filter only specific file extensions, such as pdf and docx, it will be much better too. To download all PDF files from https://example.org/path/ as an example, you may use this command: wget –mirror \ –convert-links –no-parent –quiet \ –adjust-extension -A pdf \
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What can we expect in Java update 2019?

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Java is the most regularly used programming language for the creation of web applications. This high-level programming language develops by the Sun Micro-system. This language was designed for use in the world of internet and known for fastest, secure, and most reliable language of the computing platform. One interesting fact is that Java programmers are
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How to synchronize Google Drive and Google Docs files in Ubuntu/Debian/Mint Linux using Insync

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Google Drive is a nice cloud storage service. It provides a suite of nice online document spreadsheet and slide editors Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides. The collaborative editing and full history tracking features of Google Docs are excellent. Google Drive gives 16GB free storage which is pretty much larger compared to other free
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How to install alien on CentOS 7 to convert .deb to .rpm?

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How to install the alien command on CentOS 7 to convert .deb to .rpm? alien is already in EPEL and it makes it quite easy to install it in CentOS 7. First, enable EPEL following this tutorials. Then, install alien by # yum install alien Then alien should be ready: # yum info alien Installed
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How to convert a piece of HTML code to plain text in PHP?

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How to convert a piece of HTML code to plain text without leading and ending spaces in PHP? For example, I would like to convert <div> <b>hello</b> world</div> to a string hello world You may use this piece of code in PHP to strip HTML tags, remove leading and ending spaces and convert special characters
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How to get the one character’s next character in ASCII table in Bash?

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How to get the one character’s next character in ASCII table in Bash? For example, if I have ‘a’ in variable i, how to get ‘b’? First, we need to get the integer value for the character. char=’b’ charint=$(printf “%d” “‘$char'”) Then, we increase the integer by one let charint=$charint+1 Last, we can get the
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How to split a string by string in Bash?

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How to split a string by string in Bash? For example, “a string separated by space” => [“a”, “string”, “separated”, “by”, “space”] and “a,string,separated,by,comma” => [“a”, “string”, “separated”, “by”, “comma”] You can convert a string to an array using the grammar like inarr=(${a}) If the delimiter is not space and delimiter is a single character
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How to convert epoch timestamp to human readable date format in Python?

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How to convert an epoch timestamp to a human readable date format? In Python: import time time.strftime(“%a, %d %b %Y %H:%M:%S %Z”, time.localtime(epoch)) One example: $ python Python 2.7.5 (default, Nov 6 2016, 00:28:07) [GCC 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-11)] on linux2 Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” for more information. >>> import time >>>
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How to get the epoch timestamp in Go lang?

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In Go lang, how to get the epoch timestamp, the number of seconds passed since the epoch? In Go, you can use the time.Now() func to get current time and its Unix() func to convert it into an epoch timestamp: import(“time”) func getEpochTime() int64 { return time.Now().Unix() } If you would convert a time string
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