PDF files are easy to read, review and disseminate. While there is software out there that converts files into PDF documents. Actually By default in Ubuntu you can save most documents into PDF format by selecting ‘Print to File’ and choosing PDF as the output format . But I have simple trick will show you how to do it if you don’t already know.In just a few simple steps.
In this tutorial I will shown how to Create a virtual PDF printer on your ubuntu PC that lets you convert all your documents into PDFs.
Instructions: How to Create Virtual PDF Printer in Ubuntu 12.04
Creating PDF printer in Ubuntu 12.04 is easier and does not require you to navigate online. follow these instructions:
Open your terminal, then type these following command:
sudo apt-get install cups-pdf
If installation is complete, you can navigate to System Settings -> Hardware -> Printers, cups-pdf automatically detected as Printer.
Your PDF printer is now ready use. default “printing location” is at /home/username/PDF