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Print quota system for CUPS

'PyKota' is a centralized and extensible print quota system for the Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS). It features per-printer user and group quotas, automated email warning to users and quota administrator, commandline tools which mimic the disk quota utilities, a CGI script so users can access print quota usage reports remotely, centralized storage of quotas, complete job history, and much more.


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released on 5 January 2013

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License:GPLv2Janet Casey25 April 2003

Leaders and contributors

Jerome Alet Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteNetatalk
Required to usemxDateTime Net-SNMP
Weak prerequisiteSNMP tools
Required to usePostgreSQL
Required to usePygreSQL
Required to useCUPS 1.1.x *or* LPRng
Required to usePython 2.1 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2017.


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