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CUPS-PDF - A free virtual PDF printer
Authored by: ChipMck on Sep 14, '09 08:51:18AM

to get CUPS-PDF to work with Snow Leopard - 10.6.0 or .1
- referring to CUPS-PDF 2.5.0 package's README

Permission setting for the BackEnd
via Terminal
cd /usr/libexec/cups/backend/
sudo chmod 0700 cups-pdf

Output Folder
Snow Leopard objects to ${Home} and ${User}
Suggestion
1. Finder --> Go --> Go to Folder .
"/etc/cups" and punch Go
2. Select cups-pdf.conf and drag to your Desktop
3. On your Desktop, select cups-pdf.conf
4. Ctrl-Click and Open with Textedit
a. Find "#Out "
b. On new line "Out /Users/Shared/Cups_PDF"
c. Delete any other line starting with "Out "
d. Find "#AnonDirName "
e. On new line "AnonDirName /Users/Shared/Cups_PDF/Anonymous"
f. Delete any other line starting with "AnonD"
g. Save
5. Drag cups-pdf.conf back to folder /etc/cups and Authenticate/Replace
6. via Terminal
cd /etc/cups
sudo chown root:_lp cups-pdf.conf
exit
7. On your Desktop, trash cups-pdf.conf
8. Finder --> Go --> Go to Folder .
"/Users/Shared/Cups_PDF"
9. Ctrl-Click and Make Alias
10. Drag the Alias to your Desktop

Good Luck



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CUPS-PDF - A free virtual PDF printer
Authored by: bossa nova on Sep 15, '09 04:24:25AM
ChipMck,
I tried what you have and received the following error:
The printer software was installed incorrectly. Please reinstall the printer's software or contact the manufacturer for assistance.
Again here is what you listed in your instructions...
to get CUPS-PDF to work with Snow Leopard - 10.6.0 or .1 - referring to CUPS-PDF 2.5.0 package's README
Permission setting for the BackEnd
via Terminal
cd /usr/libexec/cups/backend/
sudo chmod 0700 cups-pdf
Output Folder
Snow Leopard objects to ${Home} and ${User}
Suggestion
1. Finder --> Go --> Go to Folder .
"/etc/cups" and punch Go
2. Select cups-pdf.conf and drag to your Desktop
3. On your Desktop, select cups-pdf.conf
4. Ctrl-Click and Open with Textedit
a. Find "#Out " --This line actually reads "Out" no pound sign here
b. On new line "Out /Users/Shared/Cups_PDF"
c. Delete any other line starting with "Out "
d. Find "#AnonDirName "
e. On new line "AnonDirName /Users/Shared/Cups_PDF/Anonymous"
f. Delete any other line starting with "AnonD"
g. Save
5. Drag cups-pdf.conf back to folder /etc/cups and Authenticate/Replace
6. via Terminal
cd /etc/cups
sudo chown root:_lp cups-pdf.conf
exit
7. On your Desktop, trash cups-pdf.conf
8. Finder --> Go --> Go to Folder .
"/Users/Shared/Cups_PDF"
9. Ctrl-Click and Make Alias
10. Drag the Alias to your Desktop

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Thanks!

John

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CUPS-PDF - A free virtual PDF printer
Authored by: ChipMck on Sep 16, '09 02:40:30PM

you are right that the distributed file has 'Out ', not '#Out'.

I would change that line to be prefixed with '#' - this shows the original setting.
Then add a new line specifying another folder - without any substitutions ${...}.



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