Print to PDF - where did the PDF get saved?

Severin Schoepke severin.schoepke at
Mon Dec 18 08:09:11 UTC 2006

Hi Gabriel

Gabriel Dragffy schrieb:
> [snip]
> Question is, the PDFs don't seem to be dumped in to ~/PDF anymore...

You can specify where the 'printed' PDF's are saved: Just edit 
cups-pdf.conf in /etc/cups ( e.g. sudo gedit /etc/cups/cups-pdf.conf ). 
In this file you'll find a line beginning with 'Out'. Now you just have 
to specify the location where you want the printed stuff to be saved... 
I use

Out ${HOME}/Desktop

for example... If you want the printed pages to be saved in ~/PDF, you 
have to edit the line so that it looks like:


For this change to take effect I suggest that you have to restart the 

HTH, Severin

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