Adobe and CUPS PostScript Drivers for Windows Clients
Before CUPS 1.1.16, your only option was to use the Adobe PostScript driver on the Windows clients. The output
of this driver was not always passed through the
filter on the CUPS/Samba side, and
therefore was not counted correctly (the reason is that it often, depending on the PPD being used, wrote a
PJL-header in front of the real PostScript, which caused CUPS to skip
directly to the
From CUPS 1.1.16 and later releases, you can use the CUPS PostScript driver for Windows NT/200x/XP
clients (which is tagged in the download area of
https://www.cups.org/ as the
cups-samba-1.1.16.tar.gz package). It does
work for Windows
9x/Me clients, but it guarantees:
To not write a PJL-header.
To still read and support all PJL-options named in the
driver PPD with its own means.
That the file will pass through the
on the CUPS/Samba server.
To page-count correctly the print file.
You can read more about the setup of this combination in the man page for
is only present with CUPS installed, and only current from CUPS 1.1.16).