dbtoepub(1) 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 http://www.idpf.org 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 <[email protected]> but may be used by others.