lpd vs cups

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Jun 10 20:23:23 UTC 2017

On Fri, 9 Jun 2017, Polytropon wrote:

> On Fri, 09 Jun 2017 06:30:23 -0400, Stari Karp wrote:
>> I have a HP business inkjet 3000 printer which I have connected on USB
>> port and I am using cups. I have installed HPLIP drivers and it works
>> very good. I am printing on GNOME or Fluxbox.
>> I like to switch to lpd.
> "Never change a running system." ;-)
>> Should I expected problems with drivers
>> settings, please? Does anyone has similar printer?
> HPLIP intgrates very well with CUPS, but you should be able
> to create a simple entry for /etc/printcap with the correct
> printer filter and output device. You don't need more than
> that to get lpd working.
> This resource is very helpful:
> http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/lpdprinting.html

Thank you!  This resource has been essentially rewritten for the 
Handbook printing chapter:

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