Is there anyway to extract the first page of an epub as image so I can use it in lf previewer

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  • pandoc

    Universal markup converter

    You could use pandoc to convert it to a PDF, from which the first page could be extracted (e.g. via pdfseparate(1)) and then converted to an image (e.g. via convert(1)). But perhaps someone else has a more elegant suggestion.

  • guides

    A collection of ICT guides that people might find helpful. (by flexibeast)

    Gah, didn't even consider that the OP might have meant the cover image! Probably at least partly because i know that EPUBs don't necessarily need a cover image - i learnt this as a result of learning how to create a minimal EPUB. (And i actually have many EPUBs without a cover image.)

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  • web

    The source code for the Standard Ebooks website. (by standardebooks)

    Standard Ebooks, as part of its mission of creating quality ebooks, ensures that there's an art-based cover image, but from having been on the relevant mailing list for a while, people regularly have challenges finding appropriate art that can be legally used.

  • void-docs

    mdbook source for

    Perl has traditionally been my language of choice for this sort of stuff (e.g. this script for converting mdBook to LaTeX), but more recently i've been focusing on POSIX shell scripts as a personal challenge and learning exercise.

  • ebuku

    Emacs interface to the buku Web bookmark manager.

    i remember looking at that Google style guide a while back, and not being enthused about it. It's true my style across my POSIX scripts isn't yet entirely consistent, as i'm new to writing POSIX shell scripts, and am still working out what's best for me, as the person who's going to be the primary maintainer. Still, i believe my style to be basically consistent within a given script. Having been programming for a few decades now - although i only started coding-for-pay in the late 90s, starting with Perl - i've developed my own preferences regarding code layout (such as in my ELisp packages, e.g. Ebuku), and nowadays take the approach: I'll follow others' style in others' projects, and will generally try to follow common style standards in my own projects, but will modify them as needed when i find they're not conducive to my work.

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