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Old 09-27-2003, 07:21 PM   #1
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Question What is CUPS??


What is CUPS...the printing thingy?

If I want to print is that the program that I need, or are there individual "drivers" for each printer?

My printer no longer prints, and I don't know why. Brother MFC8300.
 
Old 09-27-2003, 07:30 PM   #2
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CUPS is Common Unix Printing System. It has similar functions like in Windows Printing Service. CUPS supports several thousand of printers. To print in CUPS, use the lpr command. First you have to set up CUPS for your printer.

Go to
http://www.cups.org
to find out more about it.
 
  


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