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Re: Printing to CUPS-PDF from Iceweasel

On Tue, 25 Dec 2007 14:09:25 -0500
Curt Howland <Howland@priss.com> wrote:

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> Since I searched the Debian-user archives first and didn't find this, 
> I thought I would put it here after finding it in the Ubuntu forums.
> http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-38492.html
> To print to PDF from Iceweasel, open the print dialog and select the 
> default/postscript printer, select "properties", and change the 
> command from "lpr..." to "kprinter...". It's a persistant change, so 
> it should only have to be done once.
> This will cause the kprinter dialog to run you select "print", and the 
> CUPS-PDF printer becomes easily available along with faxing, remote 
> printers, the works.
> A friend of mine has no printer, and has been very frustrated because 
> he prefers to use Iceweasel (after I set up Debian for him on his new 
> laptop, he did NOT want Vista!) rather than Konqueror, and until just 
> a few minutes ago I couldn't figure out how to give him reliable 
> access the CUPS-PDF pseudo printer.

What problem are you trying to solve? When CUPS is running and I open
the File/Print dialog box in IW, I am automatically given the
(default?) option of CUPS/CUPS-PDF.  The other CUPS printers and
PostScript/Default are all available from the drop-down list.

> Curt-

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