Chapter 5. Printing

Working in the Macintosh environment, you're used to a simple and elegant printer interface, particularly in Mac OS X, where the Printer Setup Utility makes it a breeze to add new printers and configure your existing printers. Until the advent of the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS), the Unix environment has never had a printing interface that even comes close in usability. As of Mac OS X 10.3, the Printer Setup Utility and CUPS are combined in a way that brings joy to command-line and GUI lovers alike.

Add a printer with Printer Setup Utility, and you'll have access to hundreds of different printer models that are supported in Panther. The Linux Printing archive has even more Mac OS X compatible drivers (

Learning Unix for Mac OS X Panther
Learning Unix for Mac OS X Panther
ISBN: 0596006179
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 88 © 2008-2017.
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