[Samba] Re: pdf printer

Norman Zhang nzhang at arkon-group.com
Mon Jun 2 16:20:08 GMT 2003


"Kurt Pfeifle" <kpfeifle at danka.de> wrote in message
news:3ED87AF0.1060102 at danka.de...
> > Norman Zhang nzhang at arkon-group.com
> >
> > I followed the exact procedure as per above URL, except I grabbed the
> > adist5.ppd from the Adobe Universal PostScript Installer 1.0.6. Is that
> > okay?
> Yes.
> But this only covers the "Install-PDF-Printer-on-CUPS" part.
> The other part is the "Install-PDF-Printer-on-Windows". Here you have
> several options. My recommendation is the
> for-Windows-NT/2K/XP"-and-export-with-the-help-of-cupsaddsmb" one.

Sorry I'm still a little confused here. Can I do "cupsaddsmb -H PRNSERVER
printer PDFPrinter" to setup PostScript driver (adist5.ppd) for
Win9x/NT/2000, so users can download them from their personal workstations?
If so, then I don't need to add arbitrary color laser printer from Windows?

> > CUPS seems to able to read it. I got color PDF when I installed an
> > arbitrary color laser printer (HP Color LaserJet 8500 PS.
> You mean if you install that printer on a Windows client and connect it to
> the PDF printer?
> That's OK if it works. "The proof of the pudding lies in the eating.".


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