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CUPS

http://www.cups.org/
Portable printing layer

CUPS is a printing system that uses the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP). It provides System V and BSD command-line interfaces, as well as a Web interface and a C programming interface to manage printers and print jobs. It supports printing to both local (parallel, serial, USB) and networked printers, and printers can be shared from one computer to another. Internally, CUPS uses PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files to describe printer capabilities and features and a wide variety of generic and device-specific programs to convert and print many types of files.

Documentation

User manual included; administrators manual included. Full list of documentation available in both HTML and PDF formats available from http://www.cups.org/documentation.html


Download

Download version 2.2.2 (stable)
released on 17 January 2017

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey21 December 2000
LGPLv2Janet Casey21 December 2000



Leaders and contributors

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Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
FreeBSD Homepage https://www.freshports.org/print/cups/
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://github.com/apple/cups
NetBSD Homepage http://pkgsrc.se/print/cups
Developer Download https://github.com/apple/cups/releases
Guix Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/c.html
Debian Homepage https://packages.debian.org/jessie/cups-common
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:cups-bugs@cups.org
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-print/cups
Developer,Help,Support Homepage http://www.cups.org/newsgroups.php


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 February 2017.



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