12.3 Print Filters


12.3 Print Filters

Two print filters dominate Unix printing:

  • Foomatic This print filter works with almost any print server, and on the command line. Foomatic can call Ghostscript for printers that do not understand PostScript.

  • ifhp This is a general-purpose filter for PostScript printers. ifhp is an older print filter that works well with the Berkeley LPD-style servers.




How Linux Works
How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know
ISBN: 1593270356
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Year: 2004
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Authors: Brian Ward

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