APCMag: Linux Printing

“This month we take a look at how to print text, PostScript
and other types of files from a Linux system. We will also explain
how to set up remote printing between machines on a

“Most programs under Linux that produce output intended for
printing use PostScript, the de facto language for printers. If you
are lucky enough to have a PostScript printer, all you need is the
example printcap file from before. However, many printers today
don’t support PostScript, and it is an expensive add-on.”

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