Printer Management : add PDFCreator printer ?
Jonathan Cool last edited by
First, basic informations :
FOG Version : 1.2.0
OS Version : Debian 7
uname -a : Linux fog 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.60-1+deb7u3 x86_64 GNU/Linux
I have just a little question : can we add the specific PDFCreator printer on FOG ?
In fact, i have 2 classrooms with the same models computers but 2 differents printers in each classroom.
These printers are included into the image (with drivers).
After a deploy of the first classrooms, i want only specific printers on comptuers of classroms.
Example (just 2 printers but in reality, they are 4 printers) :
- into the image : printer A, PDFCreator, printer B
After deploy, i want :
- classroom 1 : printer A as default, PDFCreator
- classroom 2 : printer B as default, PDFCreator
Currently, after a deploy, i have all printers installed. I delete manually the unwanted printers on all computers (2 * 25) …
With the “Management Printer”, I’m able to delete printers and add 3 of 4 printers.
But i can’t add a PDFCreator printer. FOG is able to manage this particular printer ?
Thank you for your help.
PS : i tried the search function of forum but seem to be broken …
Jonathan Cool last edited by Jonathan Cool
@Jbob Thank you for your reply.
There is any solution to say to FOG : “i want manage the printers of this computer but, please, don’t delete the PDFCreator printer”.
@Sebastian-Roth Interesting … Maybe i can try to do not include the PDFCreator Printer in the image and add it (by snapins) on computers after the deploy task … but what is the result about the default Printer ? Need to be NOT the PDFCreator printer
Or maybe i just install all printers on the master, delete the printers by the Windows Printers Menu (except PDFCreator), upload the master.
On the clients, i just check “add printers” (instead of “add and delete”) in the FOG printers management ?
@Jonathan-Cool Maybe just install any kind of PDF Printer software of your choice via snapins??
@Jonathan-Cool “PDFCreator printer.” is a software printer. That means when you “print to it”, it actually sends the request to an installed piece of software on the computer. FOG cannot manage these.
Wayne Workman last edited by
going to ask @Jbob about this - because I’m not sure.