Author Topic: How to create a virtual PDF printer, for instance CPUS PDF ?  (Read 4157 times)

Belive

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How to create a virtual PDF printer, for instance CPUS PDF ?
« on: August 30, 2011, 13:00:47 PM »
I just want to be able to create pdf from browser for instance

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Re: How to create a virtual PDF printer, for instance CPUS PDF ?
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2011, 14:00:36 PM »
in the same way like in every other distro

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Re: How to create a virtual PDF printer, for instance CPUS PDF ?
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2011, 15:34:03 PM »
Stupid, but I don't see the printer menu in X

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Re: How to create a virtual PDF printer, for instance CPUS PDF ?
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2011, 06:32:42 AM »
creating a pdf or ps with the browser or any other gnome program that has a print option is possible without any additional configuration with (surprise) the print dialog. choose "Print" select "Print to File", select pdf and choose a file name.


adding printers works with cups. cups can be easily configured with a web interface. you have to start "cupsd" manually or with rc.local and save/restore the settings of cups that you have to configure it only once.
cups web interface: http://localhost:631