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Text based document generation


AsciiDoc is written in Python so you need a Python interpreter (version 2.4 or later) to execute asciidoc(1). Python is installed by default in most Linux distributions. You can download Python from the official Python website http://www.python.org.

Obtaining AsciiDoc

Documentation and installation instructions are on the AsciiDoc website http://asciidoc.org/


Current AsciiDoc version tested on Xubuntu Linux 10.04 with:

  • Python 2.6.5

  • DocBook XSL Stylesheets 1.76.1

  • xsltproc (libxml 20706, libxslt 10126 and libexslt 815).

  • w3m 0.5.2

  • dblatex 0.3

  • FOP 0.95

  • A-A-P 1.091


Copyright © 2002-2011 Stuart Rackham. Free use of this software is granted under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2).