How to print A5 pdf Booklet with Ubuntu in 3 Steps

This is an easy how-to print A5 booklet under linux. The manual requires, first, you have to print your document into a .ps file. Next, you cas simply use the psutil packate to convert the .ps file of A4 format into A5 format.:

1. Install psutil package to be able to use pstops.

> sudo aptitude install psutils

2. Create a postscript file. Maybe you want to use pdftops.

3. Use the pstops command as follows:

> pstops "4:0L@.7(21cm,0)+1L@.7(21cm,14.85cm),2R@.7(0,29.7cm)+3R@.7(0,14.85cm)" >

Finally, print the on a duplex printer.