CrossNodes: Printing with CUPS [Parts 1 & 2]
Jul 18, 2003, 07:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
From Part One:
"In this two-part series we'll look at print serving with CUPS
on Linux. CUPS can be administered from the command line, from its
own browser-based interface, or from a number of third-party
graphical front-ends. Two good front-ends to consider are Kprinter
and XPP. Kprinter is especially thorough, incorporating nearly all
of CUPS' commands and features in a well-organized interface.
"CUPS is abundantly documented; most commands have a man page,
and the CUPS Software User and CUPS Software Administrator manuals
are available online. An additional useful resource is the book
'CUPS: Common Unix Printing System,' by Michael Sweet, one of the
primary authors of CUPS.
"KDEPrint and linuxprinting.org are a couple of indispensable
resources for printing in Linux. linuxprinting.org has done a
wonderful job compiling a huge database of printers and drivers, as
well as rating printers for Linux compatibility..."
Story (Part 1)
Story (Part 2)