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Computer languages C,Perl  +
Documentation note User README included; User guide included (see the USAGE file); User tutorials available in HTML format from http://www.linuxprinting.org/linux-kongress-tutorial-2002.html
Full description Foomatic is the printer/driver database ofFoomatic is the printer/driver database of Linuxprinting.org. The XML-based system integrates free software printer drivers with all common spoolers (CUPS, LPRng, LPD, GNUlpr, PPR, PDQ, CPS, etc.) in UNIX. It generates printer/driver description files which, together with spooler-specific filter scripts, allow easy setup of print queues with access to all driver options. Foomatic ships with every major distro and its Web site is used as a reference by vendors. It is an up-to-date and distribution-independent repository of printer and driver data, scripts, and utilities, accompanied by the wealth of knowledge, tips and tricks, solutions, and enlightenment provided by its newsgroups. enlightenment provided by its newsgroups.
Homepage URL http://www.linuxprinting.org/  +
Interface command-line  + , daemon  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords database  + , printing  + , driver  + , cups  + , lprNG  + , LPD  + , GNUlpr  + , PPR  + , PDQ  + , CPS  + , spooler  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 23 January 2009  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 28 January 2003  +
Name Foomatic  +
Prerequisite description wget *or* cURL  + , libxml 2.x  + , Perl  + , make  + , gnulpr  + , cups  + , ppr  + , pdq  + , cps  + , xpp  + , kprinter  + , gpr  + , espgs; See also http://www.linuxprinting.org/database.html for a list of compatible printers and drivers  + , lpd  + , lprng  +
Prerequisite kind Required to use  + , Weak prerequisite  +
Real name Grant Taylor  + , Till Kamppeter  +
Related projects X Printing Panel + , CUPS + , Apsfilter + , GQueue +
Resource URL mailto:foomatic-devel@linuxprinting.org  +
Resource audience Developer  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 1,554  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 07:54:07  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Printer/driver database of Linuxprinting.org  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
User level none  +
Version comment 3.0.1 stable released 2004-02-27
Version date 27 February 2004  +
Version download http://www.linuxprinting.org/download/foomatic/foomatic-db-engine-3.0.1.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 3.0.1  +
Version status stable  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 January 2014 03:34:47  +
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EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. gtaylor@picante.com  + , till.kamppeter@gmx.net  +
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