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Re: cups virtual printer for PDF and print to file path

Celejar wrote:
> On Tue, 05 May 2009 13:34:22 -0400
> "H.S." <hs.samix@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> When I print from Iceweasel (or any other application) on Debian
>> Testing, I get a choice of printers (my networked laser printer,
>> CUPS/Virtual printer and postscript file printer). The first sends the
>> job to the networked laser printer, the second prints a PDF file in
>> ~/PDF directory and the last prints a PS file.
>> In the second case, if I check the 'print to file' check box, I am asked
>> for the location but the printed file is a PS file instead of a PDF file.
> My print to file box (Sid, IW 3.0.9) offers me a choice of ps or pdf.

Mine doesn't. I too have the same version (3.0.9-1). I wonder if I am
missing some other package which provides this functinality in iceweasel.

>> How do I make the virtual printer ask me where to save the printed PDF
>> file? It appears that it will save it to a fixed path (configurable by
>> the localhost:631 gui, I suppose), which is ~/PDF in my case.
> I don't know how to make it ask you, but the default is set in
> '/etc/cups/cups-pdf.conf'.  Mine is set to 'Out ${HOME}/PDF', just
> like yours.

The default location is not a problem (once I became aware of it, i.e.,
at first I had no idea where the PDFs were being sent to!). It is only
the I would like to print web pages to a PDF file to a location of my



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