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Running a coffee shop wi-fi operation and built a website that allows customers to have additional services. Subscribers get discounts etc. and I wanted to offer free printing to subscribers. I really have no idea how I can handle this from a webiste site though. Using apache / php / Mysql / Slackware for the site / authentication etc.
The Internet Print Protocol IPP is handled well by 'cups'..
Clients can then browse for the printer using the native OS client by supplying the ip address when a url is aked for. Linux clients may have to complete the printer name as well..
Cups can restrict who may connect in it's config file..