Jeff Bush bushj at
Fri Jun 8 10:56:35 PDT 2007

There is an option for something like that in /etc/cups/cups-pdf.conf. If you set Label to 1 and it uses the unique job-id in the filename. It says it should do it for unnamed documents anyways. If there is any name, with Label 1, it uses that name + the job-id.


> Hi All,
> I hope someone here will be able to help me with the cups-pdf backend.
> Could I change the naming of Cups-PDF to numbers that auto increment
> themselves? (First PDF is called 1.pdf, then 2.pdf, then 3.pdf and so on)
> This is because my mainframe is unable to send job-names along to the
> lpd-daemon of cups.
> Thanks,
> Mark

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