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dbtoepub - convert DocBook XML to .epub

DBTOEPUB(1) General Commands Manual DBTOEPUB(1)


dbtoepub - convert DocBook XML to .epub


dbtoepub [OPTIONS] [DocBook Files]


dbtoepub converts DocBook <book> and <article>s into .epub files.
The .epub format is defined by the IDPF at and is made up of 3 standards:
Open Publication Structure (OPS)
Open Packaging Format (OPF)
Open Container Format (OCF)


-c, --css FILE
Use FILE for CSS on generated XHTML.
-d, --debug
Show debugging output (enables verbose output too).
-f, --font FILE
Embed OTF FILE in .epub.
-h, --help
Display usage info.
-o, --output FILE
Output ePub file as FILE.
-s, --stylesheet FILE
Use the XSL FILE as a customization layer (default /usr/share/xml/docbook/stylesheet/docbook-xsl/epub/docbook.xsl).
-v, --verbose
Make output verbose.


This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux system by Daniel Leidert <> but may be used by others.
03/02/2009 Debian Sid