[RndTbl] Print Systems
sbalneav at legalaid.mb.ca
Fri Aug 30 07:39:15 CDT 2002
On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, 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)
CUPS is the new Common Unix Printing System. It's quite good.
It's at www.cups.org.
> What are all these things?
> Is there a preferred one?
If you're just printing locally, prolly any one will do.
> Where can I read up on "Linux Print Systems"?
How about at the Linux Documentation Project?
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