Converting epubs to Plain-Text?

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Nov 25 19:11:08 UTC 2021

Does your setup have a copy of pandoc?
Not sure about doing these in a batch, but pandoc which is here at 
shellworld will convert epub files to at least .Html, and I would be 
surprised if text is not an option.

On Thu, 25 Nov 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> We interrupt these Fedora discussions to bring you a separate subject.
> I have several, maybe 18 ebooks in an epub format, from BookShare-and-Usenet. 
> In looking around, an only tool I can find is "ebook-convert" part of a 
> Calibre package to convert these. However, following cryptic instructions in 
> its man-page, as well as what I see in duckduckgo, I am getting no where. Are 
> their other better tools I need to grab in a Debian SID console? In addition, 
> I really would like to convert all of these at once, in a batch. Thanks so 
> much in advance for any-and-all guidance. We now resume our regularly 
> scheduled programming
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