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Re: How to create a PDF-Printer from the command line

On Sunday, January 07, 2018 01:15:06 PM Brian wrote:
> On Sun 07 Jan 2018 at 07:46:30 -0500, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> > clarified, but I would point out that a variety of programs like txt2pdf
> > exist (and work)--I assume, but don't know that they are available in
> > the various Debian distros.
> Which txt2pdf? 

Sorry, I don't remember--it must have been on a machine prior to my current 
one (with Wheezy) as I don't see it--the prior machine was Lenny, iirc (Debain 

But my statement about variety of programs was more intended to say that there 
are programs like txt2pdf, pdf2txt, html2txt (iirce)--in other words, such 
programs to convert between a variety of formats.

> I tried the DFSG free one at
> https://github.com/baruchel/txt2pdf
> Not in Debian, AFAICT, but download, put in /usr/local/bin and install
> python-reportlab. Gives searchable PDFs, fonts can be selected more
> easily than with cupsfilter or cups-pdf and it has UTF-8 support. Looks
> useful.