LinuxPR: ESP Print Pro and CUPS a Big Hit at CeBIT 2000

“Easy Software Products was represented by Danka Deutschland
GmbH at CeBIT 2000. Mr. Kurt Pfeifle, an employee of Danka and
author of a series of articles on printing in Germany’s Linux
Magazin, had this to say about the show:

“The Print Pro presentation was a huge success. It even
made it into our “stage presentation” where it took 1 minute
for the presenting salespersons to maximize a VMWare window

(on the NT workstation’s screen) which carried a ready-to-print
HTML version of my Linux Magazin article and print it on our
110 ppm Heidelberg DigiMaster to make a stapled duplexed pamphlet
including a yellow cover sheet.”

“Some people who have Linux in use and are used to “the
administrator’s print command of the week” were really dazzled by
what they saw: an easy-to-use graphical user interface, which
allowed to send print jobs to all 22 different printers in our

“The Common UNIX Printing System (“CUPS”) provides a portable
printing layer for UNIX® operating systems. CUPS uses the
Internet Printing Protocol (IETF-IPP) as the basis for managing
print jobs and queues. CUPS is provided under the GNU General
Public License.”