[OT]: Printing to file from Adobe Acrobat's reader
I was the happiest of Evince user, with only a vague, remote remembrance
of Acrobut horrors... until... this werid PDF document for work came,
claiming it contains some forms and can only be opened with Adobe's
Acrobat bloat... After trying almost any available PDF reader on linux I
reluctantly download the thing, installed it and correctly opened the
Now, I was hoping to find the familiar "Print to file" printer do a pdf
or ps print and get rid of Acrobat as soon as possible (in fact, for
example it had already seemed to have hijacked my firefox pdf behaviour
without anyone asking it to).
Turns out this is not possible and the only other options (apart from
the physical printers) is a lp command...
Googling led me to lpr and cups-pdf which, once installed, gives a neat
printer called, unsurprisingly, "PDF". But, when I try printing with
that - you guess -I get an error with a totally uninformative message
showing lpr usage.
his does not happen with, say, libreoffice which will correctly print a
document to my ~/PDF directory.
Any help to liberate me from the beast will be highly appreciated.