[Slackdocs] Fwd: E-book version of Wiki content

Gil ANDRE noryungi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 19:44:22 CEST 2015

It looks good to me, using fbreader on Android!

Just one minor question: why the title ("the slack book") when the original title was "Slackware essentials"?

I don't mind the new title, but I have a certain fondness for the old one... ;-)

On July 27, 2015 7:35:21 PM GMT+02:00, Nocturnal Slacker <nocturnal.slacker at hotmail.com> wrote:
>On 07/27/2015 04:57 AM, Eric Hameleers (SBo) wrote:
>> Op 27-7-2015 om 08:01 schreef Nocturnal Slacker:
>>> On 07/27/2015 01:44 AM, Didier Spaier wrote:
>>>> On 27/07/2015 01:20, Nocturnal Slacker wrote:
>>>>> On 07/26/2015 08:09 AM, Eric Hameleers wrote:
>>>>>> I have updated the EPUB definiion with this cover image, Have a
>>>>>> look at
>>>>>> the link for the new .epub file atÂ
>>>>>> http://docs.slackware.com/epub:slackbook
>>>>>> Eric H.
>>>>> Hmm... I don't like it. It spills over into the next page. Can you
>>>>> correct that on your end or do I need to work with a smaller
>>>>> for the cover image? I'm currently working with 1200 X 800. Maybe
>>>>> should try 900 X 600?
>>>> I know nothing about epub but found two documents that could help
>or at
>>>> least shed some light:
>>>> http://apex.infogridpacific.com/dcp/fxl-pagesize-tutorial.html
>>>> Didier
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>>> I'll give them a look. Thanks.
>>> I've uploaded versions 2 (1200x800) and 3 (900x600). As soon as Eric
>>> releases the hold, they should show up here.
>>> Have a great week, everyone. :)
>> You shouldn't post from a Hotmail account ;-)
>> I do not have influence on how the cover ends up in the book - the
>> plugin does that.  But it could be that the Wiki page layout
>> http://docs.slackware.com/slackbook:epub:title can be modified so
>> the page flow does not occur.
>> Any Wiki editor can upload newer versions of the bitmap. It should be
>> located at :slackbook:epub:cover.png because the epub plugin demands
>> "cover.png" as the name of the bitmap.
>> The plugin looks for a cover.png in the same namespace as where the
>> title page is stored, which is :slackbook:epub:title (the name
>> is also mandatory).
>> See
>> for the media. The title page is
>> http://docs.slackware.com/slackbook:epub:title as I said earlier.
>> The epub definition is simply:
>> <epub:Slackware Linux Essentials, Revised>
>>   :slackbook:epub:title
>>   [[:slackbook:start|Index]]
>>   [[:slackbook:conventions_used_in_this_book|Conventions Used in this
>> Book]]
>>   [[slackbook:intro_to_slackware|Introduction to Slackware]]
>>   [[:slackbook:install|Installation]]
>>   [[:slackbook:booting|Booting]]
>>   [[:slackbook:shell|Basic Shell Commands]]
>>   [[:slackbook:bash|The Bourne Again Shell]]
>>   [[:slackbook:process_control|Process Control]]
>>   [[:slackbook:xwindow_system|The X Window System]]
>>   [[:slackbook:printing|Printing]]
>>   [[:slackbook:users|Users and Groups]]
>>   [[:slackbook:filesystem_permissions|Filesystem Permissions]]
>>   [[:slackbook:working_with_filesystems|Working with Filesystems]]
>>   [[:slackbook:vi|Vi]]
>>   [[:slackbook:emacs|Emacs]]
>>   [[:slackbook:network|Networking]]
>>   [[:slackbook:wifi|Wireless Networking]]
>>   [[:slackbook:basic_networking_utilities|Basic Networking
>>   [[:slackbook:package_management|Package Management]]
>>   [[:slackbook:tracking_updates|Keeping Track of Updates]]
>>   [[:slackbook:linux_kernel|The Linux Kernel]]
>> </epub>
>> ... so there is nothing that can be changed here, if anything, it
>> be done in that "title" page.
>> Any Wiki editor can update the cover.png image _and_ can generate a
>> EPUB file by first clicking "Remove page from Creator List" in
>> http://docs.slackware.com/epub:slackbook and then clicking "Start".
>> should see the EPUB being created "live" in the page and the new link
>> will appear at the end.
>> I will be unavailable for the rest of the week probably.
>> Eric H.
>OK, I think we're all set now. Give it a look and let me know what you
>all think...
>V. T. Eric Layton (vtel57, Nocturnal Slacker)
>Tampa, Florida, USA
>Slackdocs mailing list
>Slackdocs at alienbase.nl

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