[lug] PDF creator ...
kweinert at gmail.com
Fri May 6 19:34:42 MDT 2005
Something like this:
I just googled for +pdf +sambe +printer -- there were a lot of other links,
maybe one of those would be more useful for you.
On 5/6/05, rm at fabula.de <rm at fabula.de> wrote:
> On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 05:55:58PM -0600, Mike Stanczyk wrote:
> > On Fri, 6 May 2005, Dhruva B. Reddy wrote:
> > > You don't say what format your source documents are,
> > Windows format. ;-) The problem is a program that doesn't
> > understand how to allow individual page printing under
> > Windows. Screw up a 88 page report with a printer jam, you
> > get to reprint the whole thing.
> Poor soul :-)
> > We're stuck with the program so my next best idea is an program
> > that pretends to be a printer but that makes pdfs. Our HQ
> > requires several programs so we're locked in for a while.
> > It's a non-profit organization so there's no money available but
> > open source is an option. I wanted something with both Windows
> > and Linux versions so that as I introduce more open source, they
> > keep seeing the same stuff. Openoffice is next to be introduced,
> > then maybe a desktop switch to linux if I'm lucky.
> Well, so much for OpenOffice - what you're looking for is a Print-to-PDF,
> or? The easiest thing i can think of right now: create a pdf printer on
> Linux and export it via Samba. I know there was a pretty good setup
> in some german speaking magazine - darn, if i only had the fulltext search
> engine for my brain dev ...
> HTH Ralf Mattes
> P.S: Nag me if you can't find a solution - i might find the time to
> dig up that magazine.
> > Some of the behind the scene stuff wlll change as they break down
> > and I can get cheap hardware. I'm scrounging now for a backup server.
> > (to backup the main NT fileserver due to a failing tape drive.)
> > Mike
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