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Using strace, I noticed that the freeze was caused by an infinite loop that was trying unsuccessfully to communicate with a Mac that is on the network (CUPS port). I don't know exactly what fixed the problem, but here's what I've done: In the file /etc/cups/cupsd.conf, I've changed the BrowseLocalProtocols to none. I removed avahi-daemon to disable the ...


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You could use the cups-pdf package as a solution independent from gnome. After installing the package, add the PDF printer using the cups webinterface at http://localhost:631 as described here ('General' as printer manufacturer, CUPS-PDF as driver). For your convenience, change the output directory with the option Out in /etc/cups/cups-pdf.conf to, like, ...


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You need to add the font in the printer renderer as well. The correct folder for printer renderer font libraries is a tough bird to find, but looking through all of CUPS/Ghostscript/lpr configuration you'll find the place. The fonts might need reindexing and there are scripts for that in both CUPS and GS. Why Evince printed it out nicely is that with slight ...


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A long time ago I set up a series of virtual printers with CUPS to eat PS and render a folder full of PDF files. A fax virtual printer was done likewise, as well as some ps2ps converters for automagical transmongering of pages to a real PS printer. Anyway I think you're on the right path already and just need to fight some unclear documentation and ...



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