Archive for January, 2009

PDF Printer – Fedora 10 – Green Computing

January 15, 2009

Sometimes we have content that need to be printed, but instead of print in a paper sheet we could print in a .pdf file. To do this we need to install a pdf printer.

Installing a PDF Printer

1.0) Install the package cups-pdf

$sudo yum -y install cups-pdf

2.0) Restart cups

$sudo service cups restart

3.0) Open the following address in your browser: https://127.0.0.1:631

3.1) Click in “add printer”

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3.2) Fill the fields with the appropriate information

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3.3) Device, select “cups-pdf

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3.4) Make/Manufacturer, select “Generic”

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3.5) Model/driver, select “CUPS-PDF Printer” and click on the button “Add Printer”

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4.0) Using the new logical printer

To use the new pdf printer, just click in “print” in any program and then select the “PDFPrinter”.

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