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Three or four times I've had my CUPS driven printer quit, with the `pending' or other such problems and I've never fixed the printer until I've installed a new Linux. I am not stupid but it makes me feel stupid that I can't figure out how in hell to fix CUPS once it's gone wrong. I want something different or have the CUPS geniuses damn well tell you how ...


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cups-browsed has been packaged for debian and is intended to use mdns to add equivalent functionality.


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Recent versions of ghostscript include a pcl interpreter which is a page description language as is postscript. Microsoft also has a couple page description languages. Interpreters for these languages may be available. If the printer is well known It may be possible to emulate it (specifically all daisy wheel printers are very easy to emulate and less will ...


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Recent versions of ghostscript include a pcl interpreter, and can work with the full range of ghostscript output formats including pdf, ps, image formats like Tiff and Jpeg, and all their known printers. You may need to compile from source. I have no Idea if this will work directly with your printer or if additional intermediate steps would be needed. As a ...


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There are two general approaches to do what you want to do. printer specific method: Using the printer manufacturer provided tools and documentation configure the printer. This has the advantage of the fewest components. On the other hand you would need to trust the manufacturer of the printer to securely implement the print server with all the needed ...


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PDF has been the standard printing format for a while. Prepare a PDF file once and for all. You can use the convert command from the ImageMagick suite (either the original or the GraphicsMagick variant). convert foo.jpg /path/to/foo.pdf You can find printing logs in /var/log/cups/page_log. Only the administrator account can read them. Old logs are in ...


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Assuming you've setup the printer already and your ubuntu box is using cups, you may want to take a look into the Command-Line Printing and Options. Combined with an cronjob, printing an image should be an easy job.



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