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LPIC I Exam Cram™ 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams 101 and 102 by Ross Brunson

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Chapter 16. Linux Printing

Terms you’ll need to understand:

Filter

Print job

Print queues

printcap

Printer

Spool

Techniques you’ll need to master:

Managing printers and queues

Submitting print jobs

Prioritizing and promoting print jobs

Printing multiple copies of print jobs

Installing local and remote printers

Troubleshooting print problems

Linux Printing Overview

The LPI exams don’t place much importance on the subject of printing and only cover the lpd or RFC 1179 BSD-style printing options.

That’s not to say that printing isn’t important and can occupy many hours of a sysadmin’s busy life either by troubleshooting or configuring how users can print their jobs. Although you’ll see few questions about the topic, a thorough understanding of the topic ...

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