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Setup CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) Server and Client in Debian

Sep 25, 2007, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to dave for this link. ]

"The Common UNIX Printing System, or CUPS, is the software you use to print from applications like the web browser you are using to read this page. It converts the page descriptions produced by your application (put a paragraph here, draw a line there, and so forth) into something your printer can understand and then sends the information to the printer for printing.

"Now, since every printer manufacturer does things differently, printing can be very complicated. CUPS does its best to hide this from you and your application so that you can concentrate on printing and less on how to print..."

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