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I am using Lynx to extract text from a HTML file. How can I use Lynx to read from the file?

I tried:

lynx -dump file::///home/vivek/html.txt

and received the Alert!: Unsupported URL scheme!

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migrated from Aug 1 '11 at 5:26

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You've got one too many colon in your URI. Try lynx -dump file:///home/vivek/html.txt

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aha thanks. it worked. – Vivek Goel Jul 30 '11 at 16:50

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