AW: [Desktop_printing] Role of CUPS and error handling
Robert L Krawitz
rlk at alum.mit.edu
Thu Mar 30 17:08:10 PST 2006
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 15:58:38 +0200 (CEST)
From: Johannes Meixner <jsmeix at suse.de>
On Mar 30 08:40 Robert L Krawitz wrote (shortened):
> Since Suse Linux 9.1 YaST uses only PPDs to set up queues (do not
> confuse YaST with the Red Hat tool),
> Exactly -- the proliferation of vendor-supplied tools, each of which
> uses a different mechanism, creates chaos.
Now I understand you!
Suse: no out-of-the-box CUPS web-frontend
Mandriva: no support for same PPDs in various languages
Red Hat: not based upon PPDs (but on Foomatic XML data)
Debian: something else
Robert Krawitz <rlk at alum.mit.edu>
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