Print to PDF

garyng ulist at
Fri Mar 18 23:21:07 UTC 2005

Just FYI :

one can install cups-pdf to have a PDF writer for CUPS which will put
the printout to ~/cups-pdf/

However, there is a "bug" in the program and in order to make it work,
you have to setuid /usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf to "root". After
this, I can happily print to as if it is just another printer.

There is another caveat, it create the file name from the "title" so if
you print the same document twice(say in OO), the old one will be


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