Showing posts with label PRINTING. Show all posts
Showing posts with label PRINTING. Show all posts

Thursday, July 3, 2014

PRINTING IN LINUX

Printing in Linux
1.Printers may be local or networked
2. Print requests are sent to queues
3. queued jobs are sent to the printer on a first come first served basic
4. jobs may be canceled before or during printing.
#System-config-printer

Printing command:

    #lpr
    sends a job to the queue to be printed
    #lpq
    views the contents of the queue
    #lprm
    removes a job from the queue

    Printing utilities:
#evince
view PDF documents
#lpstat -a
lists configured printers
#enscript
convert text to postscript
#ps2pdf
converts postscript to PDF
#mpage
prints multiple pages per sheet