TechRepublic: Control Printers in Linux from the Command Line

“Everyone knows that Linux makes a great Web server. Some
network administrators even use it in conjunction with Samba to
create file servers that Windows workstations can access as easily
as Windows NT/2000 file servers. However, if you want to use your
Linux server as a print server, you can do that too. The most
effective way, although not always the easiest, is using Linux
print utilities.

“Keep in mind that most flavors of UNIX have a GUI printer
administration tool. Several different environments are packaged
with Redhat 9.0 Linux. This article will give you the basics on how
printers work, how to configure them, and how to maintain them with
command line options…”