[RndTbl] Re: [TLUG]: Print Systems

Lennart Sorensen lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Aug 30 10:02:21 CDT 2002

On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 09:04:33PM -0700, Mel Seder wrote:
> I'm using Red Hat 7.3 and KDE with a Epson C80 printer
> When I print I get a gui window on the screen and one of the sections
> called print systems asks me if I want to use one of the following;
> Print through an external program (generic)
> Generic UNIX LPD print system (default)
> LPR/LPRng Print System
> RLPR environment (Remote LPD server)
> What are all these things?
> Is there a preferred one?
> Where can I read up on "Linux Print Systems"?

I certainly prefer cups, since it seems the easiest to setup, and the
most flexible for using the printer features, and kde has a very nice
interface to it.  Of course which one to pick depends onwhich printer
server you are using and how you configured it.

Lennart Sorensen

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