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Enter the following at a Terminal command prompt: cupsctl WebInterface=Yes You will be able to access the CUPS web interface thereafter.
Indeed, the whole problem was rooted in the generated PDF file having letter paper format. After configuring MacTeX to use default a4 paper texconfig paper a4 Everything is printed as expected.
From the CUPS website: CUPS is the standards-based, open source printing system developed by Apple Inc. for OS X and other UNIX®-like operating systems. On OS X it provides local printer services as well as shared printer services for other Macs to access your printer via the service if the printer doesn't have its own sharing capabilities. CUPS has ...
I have this problem too on all Lion machines. Somehow Apple did not set up the cups system correctly. In /var/log/system.log you will find error messages like "xpchelper: Could not get real path of user account (uid: 26) home directory: /var/spool/cups; error: The operation couldn’t be completed. Permission denied. Using home directory." uid 26 is user ...
The release notes for CUPS 1.5 mention that CUPS no longer supports the old ~/.cupsrc or ~/.lpoptions files from CUPS 1.1.x. The ~/.cups/client.conf and ~/.cups/lpoptions files that were introduced in CUPS 1.2 must now be used. Have you tried putting the line ServerName print-server into ~/.cups/client.conf?
Set up /etc/cups/client.conf correctly for your environment so that the cups printers display in the print config dialog. To get the queues to display in the applications as a choice, make each printer the default printer once. Distribute the resulting com.apple.print.favorites.plist to users with mcx or copy to ~/Library/Preferences It uses the PPDs on ...
The options for the CUPS system are mainly for specifying borders, margins, how many pages per sheet, etc. They are documented on the CUPS website: http://www.cups.org/documentation.php/options.html
I finally found a usable solution using convert from ImageMagick, the PDF services mentioned by nathang and Automator. Start Automator, create a new "Print Plugin" Drag the "run shell script" action to the right and enter the following script: export PATH=/opt/local/bin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH convert -size 400x50 xc:white -font Arial -pointsize 24 -gravity ...
If you look in your console, you'll probably see a message about sandboxd preventing gs from running. Just add this line to the end of /etc/cups/cups-files.conf: Sandboxing Relaxed then type: sudo launchctl stop org.cups.cupsd
After a long debugging session, I have finally solved this problem. In case other people run into the same difficulties, here is what I learned about CUPS backends under Mac OS X Yosemite: Backends are executable files (in my case, a shell script) in the /usr/libexec/cups/backend/ directory. Information about the print job is passed into these programs ...
/usr/libexec/cups/backend /usr/libexec/cups/filter ... etc Source: https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/Manpages/man8/cups-deviced.8.html
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