[Samba] Pdf printer by mail with samba 3.0.9-1

Adam Tauno Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Tue Dec 7 14:22:47 GMT 2004

> [Mitch says:] Sorry for butting in - and sorry if this is a dumb question -
> but are you guys saying there is an existing PDF printer / spooler combo
> that provides a PDF output option under Samba? Is this a 3rd party app or
> where do I get started looking at this?

Yes, it is included with just about every Linux distribution: Ghostscript.

We just install an HP 2000C (thats color) Postscript driver and aim it to a
script that writes the postscript to a file, runs ps2pdf14 on it, and sends the
output back to the user as an e-mail attachment.

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