printtool—The Red Hat Linux Print System Manager

If you want to install, modify, or delete a local, remote, or LAN printer, you're going to love the printtool program. Found in /usr/bin, printtool is a graphical interface printer setup program you can call up from the command line, from the GNOME or KDE desktop panel, or through the Red Hat control-panel program.

The control-panel and printtool programs require root permission and run under X, so you'll have to first fire up X and then type the following from a terminal window:

						# printtool
					

After you type in root's password and press Enter, the main printtool dialog box comes up, as shown in Figure 19.1.

Figure 19.1. The printtool client is used to set up printers for your Red Hat Linux system. ...

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