[Desktop_printing] Role of CUPS and error handling

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Fri Mar 24 04:05:21 PST 2006


Hello,

On Mar 23 17:45 Ellen Reitmayr wrote (shortened):
> - -- Can we get rid of the notion 'server' and 'client', but simply
> connecting to printers that happen to be connected to a computer or
> directly to the network?

No.

Persons are often not allowed to use a network printer directly
(i.e. to set up a queue for a network printer on their workstation).
Usually network printers are accessed only via an appropriate
print server (e.g. a CUPS server, a LPD server or a SMB server).


Kind Regards
Johannes Meixner
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