Status: This can be done by inserting this code into the top of the unoconv python script. flawlessly. If you installed unoconv by hand, make sure you have the required LibreOffice LibreOffice 3.6.0.1 or later is required to use unoconv under macOS. LibreOffice can export. Python has been largely used for numerical and scientific applications in the last years. If you do not have Python 2, your system may use the python command in place of python3. +calc+, +impress+ or +draw+ sub-packages. And then copy and paste the following configuration into it: And then enable and start the above service. distribution this could be the +xsltfilter+, +headless+, +writer+, If one that ships with LibreOffice). You should see: unoconv is not the only project to have noticed problems You can influence the automatic detection by setting the +UNO_PATH+ environment Site administration > Server > System paths and add the path to unoconv The unoconv github page has an example to to call unoconv in windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\LibreOffice 3.5\program\python.exe unoconv -f pdf some-file.odt. mounted at the same location. I had installed Ubuntu 13.04 Server and unoconv packages via apt-get install. A hard requirement is the UNO python bindings The required version of unoconv is at least 0.7. An example command for starting a listener on a remote server (0.0.0.0 listens on all interfaces): Open the firewall port 2002 between the moodle webservers and the machine running unoconv. interesting sources: Other implementations using python and UNO: Other tools that are useful or similar in operation: Download the file for your platform. It is recommended to chose your localized libreoffice version for better document conversions. I wonder if a full python windows installer would be a better method (or is libre office python required instead? same version of python that you are using to load it. The steps required to install unoconv are different depending on the operating system that you have installed Moodle on. of on the client system. unoconv can be installed using packages coming from your distribution, or simply by copying the unoconv python script to your system. connections on another system and use it from unoconv remotely. The below list of formats only lists the export formats. This try unoconv with a different python interpreter manually: If you tried all of the above, and the issue still remains, the issue might Since LibreOffice 2.4 nothing special is needed, running _For practical reasons we mention LibreOffice, but OpenOffice is supported by unoconv as well._ == Installing unoconv unoconv can be installed using packages coming from your distribution, or simply by copying the unoconv python script to your system. Unoconv itself is just a python script, so it has few dependencies. It allows you to convert the format of text documents by interacting with a Document object’s attributes. Note: if you would like to preserve the default path add a symbolic link to /usr/bin: Download the converted pdf test file. Site map. You need to modify the Python unoconv file by changing 'python' in the first line to 'python3'. - try unoconv with a different python interpreter manually: - try unoconv with a different python interpreter manually: # /opt/libreoffice 3.5 /program/python.bin unoconv -f pdf test-file.odt # /opt/libreoffice 4.4 /program/python.bin unoconv -f pdf test-file.odt: If you tried all of … Download the latest version of the unoconv script from https://github.com/dagwieers/unoconv/releases (download the zip version). Below steps are tested in a Windows 7-64 bit machine with Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012. unoconv: python-pptx: Repository: 2,030 Stars: 1,198 111 Watchers: 79 387 Forks: 303 504 days Release Cycle Extension using unoconv to convert reports to the OpenoOffice/LibreOffice supported formats. that works, we need to know ! Time for LibreOffice and unoconv and a bit of Python handwork. You can work around it for now by copying Basis\program\python23.dll to program\. The reason for conversion failures are unclear, and they are not You can get your copy from the download page. unoconv [options] file [file2 ..]. deterministic. unoconv starts its own office instance (if it cannot find an existing Note that Python 3.5.6 cannot be used on Windows XP or earlier. unoconv --listener & sleep 20 unoconv -f pdf *.odt unoconv -f doc *.odt unoconv -f html *.odt kill -15 %- It is also possible to use a listener or LibreOffice instance that accepts connections on another system and use it from unoconv remotely. unoconv can be installed using packages coming from your distribution, or simply by copying the unoconv python script to your system. (or specify another port with -p/–port) and after use you can tear it down: It is also possible to use a listener or LibreOffice instance that accepts Make sure unoconv is started at boot time on the remote server with the "--listener" argument and is monitored and restarted if it exits (see Debian init script for an example of how to do this). Supports OpenOffice on Linux, Windows and MacOSX OpenOffice (and thus unoconv) support various import and export formats. openoffice, NAME. whether it is a regression in LibreOffice. It's not active as new-hot-js-framework-active but still with plenty of good read and support. variable to point to an alternative LibreOffice installation, e.g. Point moodle at the Github version of unoconv. Below Python packages are to be downloaded and installed to their default locations. _For practical reasons we mention LibreOffice, but OpenOffice is supported by https://docs.moodle.org/31/en/index.php?title=Installing_unoconv&oldid=126371. And do mention that you already tried the above hints to troubleshoot the issue. Since unoconv is a python script, you need to install python, too. SystemD service script for CentOS/RedHat 7.x. Conversion works fine from CLI on Windows. If you are installing unoconv on a large site you may want to consider running unoconv on a server that is not also serving web requests. unoconv as well._. This can cause unoconv to fail. XML-based filters require the xsltfilter subpackage, Rename the downloaded script to C:\unoconv\unoconv.py. / PUBLIC-DOMAIN: win_unicode_console: 0.5: A Python package to enable Unicode input and display when running Python from Windows console. It allows scripts (or the command-line) to indicate a preference for a specific Python version, and will locate and execute that version. you are using a listener, restarting the listener may help as well. package/installer, # /opt/libreoffice4.4/program/python.bin -c ‘import uno, unohelper’, or alternatively, run the disribution python (with the distribution. that could interfere with proper functioning, check that there are no stale lock files present, e.g. Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 3.1. correctly, but in general this works fine. Be a good user and go with up-to-date version. Python 3.4.9 - Aug. 2, 2018. If you haven't done it already - install ghostscript. c:\unoconv>"C:\Program Files\LibreOffice 4\program\python.exe" unoconv -f pdf tests\document-example.odt results in a dialogue box appearing saying LibreOffice has stopped working, and you get to close the program. Share the moodle data root between the webservers and the machine running unoconv. Please try enabling it if you encounter problems. Set the paths to unoconv and ghostscript in Moodle (Site administration > Server > System paths). Is it possible nonetheless to configure RS to use the Open/Libre office python.exe to run unoconv? unoconv is a command line utility that can convert any file format that LibreOffice can import, to any file format that LibreOffice is capable of exporting. Unfortunately - newer versions of LibreOffice are not currently compatible with unoconv for mac and you will have to install LibreOffice 4.2 (Direct download link - https://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/4.2.5.2/mac/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.2.5.2_MacOS_x86-64.dmg). Test ghostscript and unoconv are working correctly in the admin test pages "Site administration > Plugins > Activity modules > Assignment > Feedback plugins > Annotate PDF". We assume these are related Installing unoconv is child’s play, as a stock Ubuntu install will include LibreOffice out of the box. still be related to import/export filters, LibreOffice or unoconv, so please Is the unoconv installation a security risk? On macOS and Windows executable is called soffice and libreoffice on Linux. This is the unoconv script - none of the other files in the package are required. For generating PDFs with Python, we have chosen the following solutions: Xhtml2pdf, Weasyprint, and Unoconv. to internal state or timing issues that under certain conditions fail You need to modify the Python unoconv file by changing ‘python’ in the first line to ‘python3’. First, enable backports repo line in /etc/apt/sources.list: Then, update and install unoconv from jessie-backports: The package will bring all necessary dependencies for you. Some people have had difficulties using unoconv through webservices. Depending on your flavour of linux, this may be available in your package manager and you can install it directly with: If your package manager contains an older version of the package, you will have to find a newer version and install it manually (Debian Testing). python' and '#! +libobasis4.4-pyuno+. The other is to run a unoconv listener (described below) as another user other than the apache user (someone with a valid, writable home directory). You will then need to grab unoconv 0.7 from Github (. pip install unoconv From the downloaded zip file - extract the one file "unoconv-0.7\unoconv" (no file extension). to create a headless X display for ooffice. document format that LibreOffice can import to any document format that OSI Approved :: GNU General Public License v2 (GPLv2), http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=11890, http://www.wonko.be/2008/01/09/running-openoffice-headless-on-debian, http://ward.vandewege.net/writings/200510auto_doc_conv/, https://github.com/dagwieers/unoconv/issues, http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=36370&p=166783, http://www.openoffice.org/udk/python/python-bridge.html, http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Python, http://api.openoffice.org/DevelopersGuide/DevelopersGuide.html, http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Framework/Article/Filter/FilterList_OOo_2_1, http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Framework/Article/Filter/FilterList_OOo_3_0, http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/tree/bin/convwatch.py, https://svn.infrae.com/oooconv/trunk/src/oooconv/filters.py, http://code.officeshots.org/trac/officeshots/browser/trunk/factory/src/backends/oooserver.py, http://svn.erp5.org/erp5/trunk/utils/cloudooo.handler/ooo/cloudooo/handler/ooo/, http://www.artofsolving.com/files/DocumentConverter.py, http://www.artofsolving.com/opensource/pyodconverter, Use the latest version of unoconv (or GitHub master branch), Use the most recent stable release of LibreOffice (less memory, more stable, fewer crashes), Use the native LibreOffice python binary to run unoconv, Hardcode this native python path in the unoconv script shebang (or ensure PATH is set), Ensure that the user running unoconv has write access to its HOME directory (ensure HOME is set), Collaborate closer to find, report and fix unexpected failures, Allow end-users to increase debugging and improve reporting to the project, LibreOffice bug or regression specific to your version/distribution, LibreOffice import or export filter issue, problem related to permissions or SELinux, problem related to the python UNO bindings, problem related to the unoconv python script, [Tutorial] Import uno module to a different Python install, Framework/Article/Filter/FilterList OOo 2 1, Framework/Article/Filter/FilterList OOo 3 0. To check the version of Python 3 software: python3 ––version. To start a unoconv listener at boot time - you need a start up script. PyPM is being replaced with the ActiveState Platform, which enhances PyPM’s build and deploy capabilities. © 2021 Python Software Foundation A lot of people that distribution. listener) that it then uses. No files for this release. Different operating systems and Linux distributions use different startup scripts - but here are some examples of startup scripts for different systems. unhelpful and confusing error messages. IMPORTANT: Neglecting these requirements will cause unoconv to fail with There are some challenges to do this Then, getting unoconv is as simple as the following command: One way to install ghostscript is also with http://brew.sh/ brew. Most systems differentiate Python 2 as python and Python 3 as python3. open the file in LibreOffice directly and export it to the desired format. which are often inside a subpackage named +libreoffice-pyuno+ or Go to Site administration > Plugins > Document converters and enable Unoconv then select Settings. Installing OpenCV from prebuilt binaries . multiple requests at the same time, https://github.com/dagwieers/unoconv/downloads, try the conversion by opening the file in LibreOffice and exporting When unoconv is run as the webserver user (_www) it does not normally have this permission. Example: Configure the path to unoconv in the Moodle admin settings to point to this wrapper script. I have looked around on the web and found a few utilities for Windows that could handle this to a certain or complete extend. If It makes use of the LibreOffice’s UNO bindings for the necessary internal files are not included inside the application. I've been testing back and forth with different python and unoconv versions to debug this issue. I've an issue while using unoconv to convert docs to html from a Python script. Tried adding '#! Some features may not work without JavaScript. The screenshots shows VS2012. If you need a list of formats that unoconv can import, please look at the from OpenOffice. If display, even when using it in headless mode. If unoconv is not installed - the only impact is that the assignment activities will only allow annotations when students upload a pdf document. LibreOffice needs write access to the current users home directory to create some temporary files. After that, you can run unoconv using python as described above. Processing office documents can put increased load on your webserver, which may impact on the responsiveness of your site. Note that Python 3.7.0 cannot be used on Windows XP or earlier. to correctly work. If you installed unoconv by hand, make sure you have the required LibreOffice or OpenOffice packages installed. (windows only) The python scripting framework (scripts within openoffice via Extras/Macro/) does not work, when you have a python 2.3 installed on your windows system (more precisly, when there exists a python23.dll in your windows/system32 directory). Python 3.x (3.4+) or Python 2.7.x from here. The most recent unoconv works around this issue by automatically detecting I'm on macOS, executable soffice isn't available in my PATH after the in… If you can reproduce the problem on a specific file, please take the time to +libobasis4.4-xsltfilter+. conversion. No version of OpenOffice for macOS (3.4 is the current version) works because Ghostscript 9.21 install as an example: Download and install LibreOffice for Mac. http://your-moodle/admin/search.php?query=unoconv, Production servers should consider running unoconv in listener mode, see Installing_unoconv#Run_a_unoconv_listener or follow directions bellow. Using python with OpenCV combines the simplicity of python with the capabilities of the versatile OpenCV library. There are some ways to get around this - one way is just to give the "_www" user write access to /Library/WebServer. A more robust way to configure unoconv is to start a server process at boot time, and/or run a script to monitor it and restart it if it crashes. This Fix for Python 3 to read binary data from stdin #309 ; Closed issues: failed to replace variable 'A' with value 'B' in the document. This folder must be mounted at the same path on all servers. incompatibilities, and restarting itself using a compatible python (the same Additionally you may want to install a newer version of Ghostscript than is available on the RHEL repos, as the latest version includes several bug fixes that the current version may encounter during document conversions. Windows Server 2016. We are looking into this with the LibreOffice developers to: If you encounter a problem with converting documents using unoconv, please The drawback of this mode is that if 2 requests are submitted simultaneously - this can cause the first request to shutdown the server process when the second request is still in progress - and the second conversion request fails. it through LibreOffice directly, try unoconv with a different minor or major LibreOffice version to test By default, when there is no running server process - each time unoconv runs it will start a server process, send its request and shut down the server process when the request is complete. Here There are 2 solutions to this - one is to make a (writable) home directory for the apache user (like /home/www-data). You will then need to grab unoconv 0.7 from Github (https://github.com/dagwieers/unoconv), then upgrade to the latest libreoffice using the PPA (https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/ubuntu/ppa). : TIP: If you plan to use unoconv extensively (or in an automated fashion) it Include the full name of the .bat file. https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/ubuntu/ppa, http://your-moodle/admin/search.php?query=unoconv, Installing_unoconv#Run_a_unoconv_listener, https://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/4.2.5.2/mac/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.2.5.2_MacOS_x86-64.dmg, https://github.com/dagwieers/unoconv/releases. / MIT: wincertstore: 0.2: Python module to extract CA and CRL certs from Windows' cert store (ctypes based). office, check if there is no existing LibreOffice process running on the system You can always downgrade in case of any problems and feedback on latest release is always appreciated. On Debian Stable, the cleanest method to install unoconv is using Jessie-backports. Or event that they downloaded somewhere and is incompatible with the python version On Moodle, it's always a blank page when … If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages. ‘.~lock.file.pdf#’ or, check that the LibreOffice instance handling UNO requests is not handling consider that this could be caused by a number of things: It is recommended to follow all of the below steps to pinpoint the problem: if this is the first time you are using LibreOffice/OpenOffice, make sure interpreter located in the ‘program’ directory, this one should work On some systems the apache user home directory is set to a non existent folder. (Do not use gswin32.exe or gswin64.exe, these are not command line programs - use gswin32c.exe or gswin64c.exe), Set pathtounoconv to the batch file created above (C:\unoconv\unoconv.bat). try to load the UNO bindings in python manually: do this with the python executable that ships with the LibreOffice point directly to your installed LibreOffice python binary, so replace this: If you encounter problems converting files, it often helps to try again. Recent Packages Popular Packages Python 3 Authors Imports Notice! /opt/unoconv, 8) Navigate to As of nov-2016, CentOS and RedHat 7.2 comes with OpenOffice 4.3 . is a list of probable causes and recommendations: It is recomended to open the unoconv script and modify the very first line to The Python launcher for Windows is a utility which aids in locating and executing of different Python versions. ), with file associations taken care of? If you installed unoconv by hand, make sure you have the required LibreOffice or OpenOffice packages installed. Python 3.7.0 - June 27, 2018. Each supported format is available as a property, and can either read from or written to. way the conversion tasks are performed on a dedicated system instead I executed the python script as an ordinary (not root) user is the first version distributed with an internal python script that works. If you’re interested to help out with development, here are some pointers to C:\Program Files\LibreOffice\program\python.exe' to the top of unoconv.py but same result. However you may need the openoffice.org-headless package from your Developed and maintained by the Python community, for the Python community. Install unoconv on each webservers and the remote server following the installation instructions above. with import and export filters using PyUNO. report any information to reproduce the problem on the Github issue-tracker Make sure it is properly configured: Get the latest version of the unoconv python script. run into problems loading pyuno are actually using a precompiled LibreOffice This works only if you have a shared filesystem Beware that the pyuno python module needs to be compiled with the exact LibreOffice is available on all major platforms and has an active community. Typically you would convert an ODT document to PDF by running: However, you can always start an instance yourself at the default port 2002 Automated conversion and styling using LibreOffice Universal Office Converter (unoconv) is a command line tool to convert any document format that LibreOffice can import to any document format that LibreOffice can exp,unoconv ... or simply by copying the unoconv python script to your system. You also need to change the permissions on the directory /var/www so that the user www-data can write to it (www-data needs to write to its home directory which it cannot do by default). Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle is probably available here: Installing unoconv. in headless mode does not require X. #425 Add more maintainers #411; PPT changing color while converting with Unoconv #406; ERROR: No module named 'uno' #403; unoconv from pptx, text is rendered as image #401 Compare docs #400 You can do this by compiling and installing the latest version from source. Unoconv utilises a client/server process when converting documents. python unoconv.py -f svg *.odg unoconv: file '*.odg' does not exist. unoconv can be installed using packages coming from your distribution, or uno, This page was last modified on 21 March 2018, at 14:47. You also need to change the permissions on the directory /var/www so that the user www-data can write to it (www-data needs to write to its home directory which it cannot do by default). Enter the path statement to. This might not be the most efficient route but it worked by first installing unoconv (version 0.6) from the package manager as above. you have all the required sub-packages installed, depending on the (if the PDF fails to load ensure that www-data can write to its home directory: /var/www). this fails, it needs to be reported to the LibreOffice project directly. You need to modify the Python unoconv file by changing ‘python’ in the first line to ‘python3’. Right now: Unoconv 0.8.2 with Python 3.5.5. The unoconv documentation site has additional information on installation of unoconv and troubleshooting tips. Native inet_pton and inet_ntop implementation for Python on Windows (with ctypes). so if you are not interested in using this version and would like to install latest 5.3 independent LibreOffice 5.3.4 (July 2017), please remove any openoffice packages you might have on your OS by issuing: And then follow the install instructions LibreOffice 5.2. 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