CUPS-PDF on Ubuntu

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Variants of installation: using remote printer in RHEL, using local package in Ubuntu, using GUI program.

Using remote printer on RHEL

lpadmin -p PDF -v ipp://cups.ourdom.com/printers/PDF
        -D 'Virtual PDF Writer' -L 'server.ourdom.com'
        -u allow root,remroot,@printlords
        -o printer-error-policy=abort-job
        -o printer-is-shared=true

Using local package on Ubuntu

lpadmin -p PDF -v cups-pdf:/ -m lsb/usr/cups-pdf/PostscriptColor.ppd
        -D 'Virtual PDF Writer' -L 'ttk.ourdom.com'
        -u allow root,remroot,@printlords
        -o printer-error-policy=abort-job
        -o printer-is-shared=true

Using GUI program

  • Open System / Administration / Printers
  • Remove initial printers set by installer: Cups-PDF, VmWare Virtual Printer итп
  • Click New printer
  • Choose Internet Printing Protocol (ipp)
    • Host: print.ourdom.com:631
    • Queue: /printers/PDF
    • (Note: Find Queue may not work)
  • Printer identification:
    • Name: PDF
    • Description: Cups-PDF
    • Location: ourdom.com
  • Configure driver:
    • Manufacturer: Generic
    • Model: PDF file generator
  • Parameters:
    • Page Size: A4
    • Output Resolution: 600 DPI