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Old 09-24-2004, 06:13 AM   #1
Naveen Sriram
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Where can i find the File containing information of Printer driver

Hi everyone,

Plz help me , in which file system can i get the information containing printer driver manufacturer name, product name , version .

hopefully waiting for a positive reply ,
Naveen sriram

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Old 09-24-2004, 09:45 AM   #2
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if i got you right:

there is a file called printcap and usually finds itself in /etc. this file is used to configure the printer. if you use somthing like cups there are *.ppd files which are definitions-files for various printers and filters used by the printing subsystem.

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