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Re: Bug#237028: ITP: cups-pdf -- PDF printer backend for CUPS

On Tue, 9 Mar 2004, Josselin Mouette wrote:

> Le mar 09/03/2004 à 13:13, Martin-Éric Racine a écrit :
> >  CUPS-PDF provides a PDF Writer backend to CUPS. It can be used to provide
> >  a virtual printer to a paperless network or to perform testing on CUPS.
> >  .
> >  The optional Gnome package gnome-cups-manager is capable of auto-detecting
> >  this backend as a suitable printer and to offer to install it for you.
> What's the point of this backend for GNOME applications? 

It has _nothing_ to do with GNOME.  It's a generic CUPS printer driver.

Using this driver, any application - GUI or commandline - can produce PDF
documents formatted for the locale's paper size, as configured by CUPS.

Martin-Éric Racine, ICT Consultant

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