[BangPypers] Fwd: Help!!! Python/Django & WKHTMLTOPDF

Sunil Gupta sunil at planmytour.in
Fri Jun 5 11:33:58 CEST 2015

Hi All,

We are facing the problem of creating the HTML to PDF in ubuntu.The package
wkhtmltopdf is working fine on windows but when we integrated my code onto
ubuntu its throwing errors. Any pointers would be a great help.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./apps/common/views.py", line 702, in get
    pdf_content = response.rendered_content
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wkhtmltopdf/views.py", line
148, in rendered_content
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wkhtmltopdf/views.py", line
107, in convert_to_pdf
    return wkhtmltopdf(pages=[filename], **cmd_options)
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wkhtmltopdf/utils.py", line
98, in wkhtmltopdf
    return check_output(ck_args, **ck_kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 566, in check_output
    process = Popen(stdout=PIPE, *popenargs, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 710, in __init__
    errread, errwrite)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 1327, in _execute_child
    raise child_exception
*OSError: [Errno 8] Exec format error*

We installed django-wkhtmltopdf package, wkhtmltopdf executable

>From the command prompt when we try creating the file it works fine but in
django project its throwing error

root$wkhtmltopdf www.google.com output.pdf ----> works fine

Any idea what can be the issue with


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