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Does any one know how to open xls file in shell on UNIX?

whether is there any tools to convert XLS to CSV?

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Voting to close/migrate to superuser, cheers, and best of luck. – bernie Mar 29 '12 at 3:10
@ bernie: Thanks – maple Mar 29 '12 at 3:13
possible duplicate of Convert XLS to CSV in Unix – JakeGould Sep 9 at 1:59

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Take a look here

Can you convert to csv in windows first? That would help. Or just script it with python or perl.

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thanks! that's very difficult to convert, because all the source file from server. – maple Mar 29 '12 at 3:15

I've used python-excelerator for this in the past.

apt-get install python-excelerator


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Thanks, i will read you provide article. – maple Mar 29 '12 at 3:13

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