what is mean by cups-pdf

Asked by aneesh on 2010-03-26

when i try to add a printer in ubuntu 8.04 I have seen cups-pdf option .What is the use cups-pdf ?

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cups-pdf - PDF printer for CUPS

CUPS is a print server, it handles or manages printing. In this case cups-pdf rather then printing to a piece of paper would output to a PDF file.

For example if you used the File / Print menu in a program cups-pdf should create a PDF document of whatever is in the body of the particular program.

It's a virtual printer of sorts.

Hope this helps,
George

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