7.8. Red Hat Enterprise Linux-Specific Information
system-config-printer. This command automatically determines whether to run the graphical or text-based version depending on whether the command is executed in the graphical desktop environment or from a text-based console.
system-config-printer-tuifrom a shell prompt.
/etc/printcapfile or the files in the
/etc/cups/directory. Each time the printer daemon (
cups) is started or restarted, new configuration files are dynamically created. The files are dynamically created when changes are applied with the Printer Configuration Tool as well.
- Locally-connected — a printer attached directly to the computer through a parallel or USB port.
- Networked CUPS (IPP) — a printer that can be accessed over a TCP/IP network via the Internet Printing Protocol, also known as IPP (for example, a printer attached to another Red Hat Enterprise Linux system running CUPS on the network).
- Networked UNIX (LPD) — a printer attached to a different UNIX system that can be accessed over a TCP/IP network (for example, a printer attached to another Red Hat Enterprise Linux system running LPD on the network).
- Networked Windows (SMB) — a printer attached to a different system which is sharing a printer over a SMB network (for example, a printer attached to a Microsoft Windows™ machine).
- Networked Novell (NCP) — a printer attached to a different system which uses Novell's NetWare network technology.
- Networked JetDirect — a printer connected directly to the network through HP JetDirect instead of to a computer.