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Fedora™ 7 Unleashed by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson

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Chapter 8. Printing with Fedora

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Overview of Fedora Printing

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Configuring and Managing Print Services

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Creating and Configuring Local Printers

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Reference

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From the word go, Fedora provides support for a huge range of printers from many different manufacturers. In this chapter looks at how to get your printer connected and talking to Fedora, as well as at the software that Fedora uses to manage printers and print jobs.

In keeping with most of the other Linux distributions, Fedora uses CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) to handle printers. Other systems are supported, such as LPRng, but you do not have access to ...

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