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Documentation note User manual included; administrators manual included. Full list of documentation available in both HTML and PDF formats available from
Full description The Common Unix Printing System provides aThe Common Unix Printing System provides a portable printing layer for UNIX(r)-based operating systems. It has been developed to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users. CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley commandline interfaces, uses the Internet Printing Protocol ("IPP") as the basis for managing print jobs and queues, supports (with reduced functionality) the Line Printer Daemon ("LPD"), Server Message Block ("SMB"), and AppSocket (a.k.a. JetDirect) protocols, and adds network printer browsing and PostScript Printer Description ("PPD")-based printing options to support real-world printing under UNIX. CUPS also includes a customized version of GNU Ghostscript and an image file RIP that are used to support non-PostScript printers. Sample drivers for HP and EPSON printers are included that use these filters.nters are included that use these filters.
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords printing  + , Unix  + , cups  + , Common Unix Printing System  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 17 July 2008  +
License GPLv2 + , LGPLv2 +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 21 December 2000  +
Name CUPS  +
Paid support Paid technical support and development available from Easy Software at  +
Related projects LPRng + , Fax4CUPS + , Foomatic + , Gimp-print + , Gnome-print + , Lpr-bash +
Resource URL  + ,  + ,  +
Resource audience Developer  + , Bug Tracking  + , Help  + , Support  +
Resource kind VCS Repository Webview  + , E-mail  + , Homepage  +
Revisionid 4,894  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 09:26:52  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Portable printing layer  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use printing  +
User level none  +
Version comment 1.1.23 stable released 2005-01-03
Version date 3 January 2005  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 1.1.23  +
Version status stable  +
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Categories Entry  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 17 January 2017 13:07:38  +
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