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Setting up a network printer

On Wednesday 13 November 2002 11:30 am, Robert La Ferla wrote:
> I have an Epson Stylus Photo 890 ink jet printer attached to an Asante
> network print server.  I'd like to configure my Linux system to print to
> it.  I have no need for GUI just command-line printing.  However, I will
> need to print out various documents with options like 2-up, 4-up, black
> ink only, etc... What is the best printing system to use?  What RPMs do
> I need to install (assume they don't exist)?  What files to I need to
> configure?  What ports do these services use (tcp/ucp and #)?

CUPS can be a little confusing to pick up, but it is very powerful, supports 
lots of printers, has a web interface, and can masquerade as regular 

It uses port 631 using an HTTP protocol: you configure it with your browser, 
or manually.  The config files are in /etc/cups.

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