Getting the most out of a single printeracross multiple machines
Print sharing allows you to set up a single printer so that everyone on the network has access to it.
Print setup and sharing under Linux give you a number of choices. You can print to a local printer, or just have Linux point to a remote printer on an AppleTalk, TCP/IP, or SMB network. You can also share your locally-connected printer with others using any of those protocols.
To use a printer under Linux, it must first be configured. By default, Red Hat configures the parallel port as a module. See the chapter on kernel configuration for more information on loading and configuring modules. Once you have the
lp module ...