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Put another way, here's my web page:

/usr/bin/curl --cookie ~/.cookies ''

And I'm looking for a command that goes something like

/usr/bin/curl --cookie ~/.cookies '' | render_raw_html_to_image | lpr
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i.e. I'm trying to print the actual, rendered web page. Not the source code. Any browser rendering will do. – Aaron F. Aug 5 '09 at 8:46

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You can use firefox with the Command Line Print extension.

firefox -print
firefox -print -printmode pdf -printfile ../foo.pdf
firefox -print -printmode PNG
firefox -print -printdelay 10


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this appears to be deprecated :( – Patrick McCann Oct 2 '14 at 19:48

You could try using wkhtmltopdf, which uses the webkit engine to render an HTML page into a PDF file. Then you can print the PDF.

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You can use links with the dump switch:

links -dump > formatedOutput.txt

And the same with lynx:

lynx -dump > formatedOutput.txt

And yet again, the same with w3m:

w3m -dump > formatedOutput.txt
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Oh, missed the raw_image image part, it was cut off by the scroll bar in my browser :-) – Kyle Brandt Aug 5 '09 at 11:46

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