html to text.

Chuck Hallenbeck chuckh at
Thu Mar 20 06:25:53 EST 2003

You can use lynx the cat to do that. The format is:

lynx --dump filename.html > filename.txt

On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, Thomas Ward wrote:

> Hello, list. Does anyone know of a Linux tool, script, or anything for
> Linux that will take a html file, remove the tags, and break it down to a
> flat ascii text file without all the html markup?
> I've got several books in html format which I hate reading in a web
> browser, and I want the ability to remove the tags so I can read it
> anywhere I want.
> Thanks.
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