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

Mark Shroyer wrote:
 > As far as I know, the "save to PDF" functionality provided in Ubuntu
> (and I assume Sid is the same way) is through gtkprint, not CUPS-PDF.
> The version of GTK in Lenny does not provide this, I don't know about
> Squeeze.

hmm... apt-cache searching gtkprint in Testing and in Unstable does not
give me anything.

> CUPS-PDF, on the other hand, can't pop up a dialog box for the user,
> since it's just a CUPS backend.  Hence the need to set it up in advance
> to save to a given directory.  However, the CUPS-PDF method has the
> advantage of working with all applications; not all programs use
> gtkprint.

Okay. That explains the CUPS-PDF part.



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