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CrossNodes: Printing with CUPS [Parts 1 & 2]

Jul 18, 2003, 07:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

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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 are a couple of indispensable resources for printing in Linux. has done a wonderful job compiling a huge database of printers and drivers, as well as rating printers for Linux compatibility..."

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