This chapter shows how to build and install the Common UNIX Printing System. If you are installing a binary distribution from the CD-ROM or CUPS Web site, proceed to the section titled “Installing a Binary Distribution."
This section describes how to compile and install CUPS on your system from the source code.
The CUPS source code is provided on the included CD-ROM. For a typical Linux system you will need to run the following commands to access the source code
mount /mnt/cdrom ENTERtar xvzf /mnt/cdrom/cups/cups-version-source.tar.gz ENTER
where version is the version of CUPS that is on the CD-ROM.
The most recent version of CUPS is always ...