[CentOS] PDF Print Server

Paul subsolar at subsolar.com
Tue Sep 16 00:47:43 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 12:35 -0600, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> >I remember once using samba+ghostscript to setup a pdf printer plus the point-n-print drivers
> >in the PRINT$ share for it, I then had the outputed PDF dumped to a share with rights just
> >for the user who sent it, had it email the user with the URL of file, and had a cron job
> >run once a day that deleted all PDFs older then X days.
> >
> >I wish I had the exact recipe, but I remember modifying the samba print commands to send
> >the job to ghostscript with the output path defined and then set the rights on it, then
> >send the email to the user with the URL. Monitoring it is necessary as jobs can hang in
> >the queue.
> 
> Sounds good, I was hoping the installed Windows Printer would return the file back to them
> As if the port was set to a file.
> 
> I'll read into this...

Ummm what about installing PDFcreator then?
http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/

It's on the default build for all Images I do (I'm still using 0.9.3).

Paul




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