This is a quick howto guide showing how to create beautiful PDF files from Markdown format text files using a single command line in your linux (Ubuntu) terminal. If you need to convert files from one markup format into another, then it can be your swiss-army knife. Many thanks to pandoc creators!
1. Install tools
sudo apt-get install pandoc texlive-latex-base texlive-fonts-recommended texlive-extra-utils texlive-latex-extra
2. Convert Markdown to PDF
$/> pandoc documentation.txt -o documentation.pdf $/> pandoc README.md -o README.pdf
2 thoughts on “Markdown to PDF – quick howto for linux users (Ubuntu)”
A problem is there, when we convert file into pdf, sometimes one line does not comes to the another line. It cuts from there . How to resolve this issue?
I think that it’s kind of formatting issue. I didn’t have such a problem. What is the original text format?