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Re: [vox-tech] Linux to Linux printing



På 2006-01-04, skrev David Hummel:
> On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 07:44:02AM -0800, Henry House wrote:
> > 
> > The traditional way to share printers under Unix and Linux is lpd (the
> > daemon half of lpr, which together with the lp* utilities for users
> > constitutes the BSD printing system). I use this at my office because
> > it is simple to configure (at least for me --- all my printers are
> > postscript lasers) and does not require lots of support packages like
> > CUPS.
> 
> What packages are you referring to?  The necessary packages (like
> cupsys-bsd for the BSD commands) will already be installed on Ubuntu
> systems.  CUPS is arguably just as easy to configure so installing LPRng
> may be more trouble than its worth at this stage.

That is more or less what I meant to say in my second paragraph (snipped fro
the above), but you siad it more clearly. :)

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