LPI: Linux install and configure printer

in Categories Howto, Linux last updated August 23, 2006

In this tutorial, the third of a series of nine tutorials on LPI exam 102 topics, Ian Shields introduces you to printing in Linux. By the end of this tutorial, you will know how to manage printers, print queues, and user print jobs on a Linux system.

Following objectives are covered
=> Learn how to configure and monitor print servers, manage printer queues, and troubleshoot general printing problems.

=> Learn how to add and remove jobs from configured printer queues and how to convert text files to PostScript for printing.

=> Learn how to install and configure local and remote printers, including printer daemons and print filters. Use local and remote printers, including PostScript, non-PostScript, and Samba printers.

=> This tutorial is organized according to the specific objectives of the LPI exam for this topic. This tutorial can help you study for certification — or simply build a solid foundation in Linux systems administration.

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