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CUPS provides a portable printing layer for Unix(r)-based operating systems. It has been developed to promote a standard printing solution for all Unix vendors and users. CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command line interfaces, and uses the Internet Printing Protocol ("IPP") as the basis for managing print jobs and queues. The Line Printer Daemon (LPD) Server Message Block (SMB), and AppSocket (a.k.a. JetDirect) protocols are also supported with reduced functionality. CUPS adds network printer browsing and PostScript Printer Description ("PPD") based printing options to support real world printing under UNIX. It includes an image file RIP that supports printing of image files to non-PostScript printers. A customized version of GNU Ghostscript 7.05 for CUPS called ESP Ghostscript is

In a Nutshell, Common Unix Printing System (CUPS)...

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30 Day Summary

Aug 15 2016 — Sep 14 2016

12 Month Summary

Sep 14 2015 — Sep 14 2016
  • 257 Commits
    Down -32 (11%) from previous 12 months
  • 12 Contributors
    Up + 11 (1100%) from previous 12 months


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