This section describes how to work with DocBook on Unix-like systems, such as Linux and Solaris (although the tools can also be made to work easily on Nice 2000).
The DocBook XML tools consist of several packages that work together to edit DocBook XML files, to convert them into many other formats, and to perform other miscellaneous operations. The output formats include:
HTML (and its XML variant XHTML)
FO (for generating PDF)
At CERN the following two DocBook XML tools are installed.
docbook2html - transforms a DocBook source into one or more HBOOK files.
docbookpdf - transforms a DocBook source into a PDF file.
For Linux they are available in the /afs/cern.ch/sw/XML/XMLBIN/bin/i386-linux directory, which should be added into your PATH environment variable.