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Coherent Printing System

CPS (Coherent Printing System) is a Foomatic/GhostScript-based print spooling system for Linux which controls printers correctly even when the same physical printer is used in several different modes under different names (e.g., draft, colour, and greyscale on the same inkjet). All spooling is handled by the central daemon which allows network job submission to work without installing the print daemon, Foomatic, or GhostScript on the client machines. Samba printing is also catered for.

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Recent releases

  •  14 Jul 2002 22:38

    Release Notes: Security features have been added for queue/job control, remote access, and daemon (now runs as user lp not root). Spool directories can now be shared to allow a bank of printers to cooperate. The install script is much improved, and a control script for /etc/init.d/ is now included. Man pages have been included for lpd, lpr, lprm, and lpq. A change log has been added.

    •  09 Jun 2002 10:18

      Release Notes: This release includes many code changes, and adds cancellation of current (printing) job and remote cancellation.

      •  19 Feb 2002 19:21

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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