PDF exports of the documentation

Simon Steinbeiß simon at xfce.org
Wed Jul 22 14:10:05 UTC 2015

On Wed, 22 Jul 2015 03:09:56 +0300
Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> inspired and motivated by a G+ thread [1] brought to my attention, I
> decided to look again at producing PDF's out of the documentation.
> As a consequence, the Wily documentation branch [2] is now able to build
> PDF documentation files for the documentation - and all of its
> translations! (Makefile experts, feel free to correct my mistakes!)
> The stylesheet for the PDF is still pretty bare - I've only fixed things
> that were outright wrong or very ugly. That said, if you are interested
> in making the PDF version better, get in touch via replying this email
> or ping me on IRC [3]. Most of the work now at this point will
> (unfortunately?) require understanding or learning of Docbook and XSLT
> stylesheets, so be prepared for that kind of hacking.
> Cheers,
> Pasi
> [1] https://plus.google.com/+RobertStreeter/posts/Emw3zcgwK9S
> [2] https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-doc/xubuntu-docs/wily
> [3] knome on #xubuntu-devel (and more) on Freenode

Hey Pasi,

this is really really great! I guess we could consider making these docs available on the ISO somehow, or are there any caveats?


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