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Re: New User Question

On Tue, 03 Jan 2012 12:52:52 -0500, Martin, Larry D wrote:


But please, keep html format off :-)

> I have Squeeze on an Intel box with CUPS installed and a PDF printer
> defined.  What I cannot seen to make happen is to use a line command to
> cause a file to go to the printer and create a PDF document.  I can open
> the file with gedit and print to PDF with no problem.  What do I not
> understand about line commands?

"man lp" will tell you how, e.g.:

lp -d PDF_printer_name /path/to/file.txt



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