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Which packages and libraries are necessary to print a file into pdf file, especially a webpage, text file or an office document (spread sheet and word processor)? For instance, cups - is it necessary to have it?

PS: I have no hardware printer. I have an old laptop which I plan to make as lightweight as possible as it came across me.

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There should be a print to file feature by default

Alternatively there is cups-pdf that will add a PDF printer, PDF files will be saved to ~/PDF/

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But, does the print to file command need anything in specific? – Population Xplosive May 14 '13 at 22:06
no, in my exp it is just there, but you have to use file -> print to get it, the pdf printer will work with a quick print button – GM-Script-Writer-62850 May 14 '13 at 22:13

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