[sf-lug] Installing and configuring CUPS PDF printer (highly abridged instructions)

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Mar 17 23:15:30 PDT 2008

Quoting Alex Kleider (a_kleider at yahoo.com):

> Administration > Printing  gives me an Error: Could not launch menu
> item
> Failed to execute child process "gnome-cups-manager" (No such file or
> directory)

[Snip a whole lot of GNOME stuff.]

Man, I felt tired just reading that account.  Me, I get access to CUPS
printer setup / administration using just a Web browser.  Try:

I'd not bothered to set up a "PDF" printer config until just now, but it
was very obvious how to do it via the CUPS admin Web pages.

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