To configure a printer directly connected to a print server on the network, you need the following configuration information.
A unique name for the printer (required).
The serial (or parallel) device name (required), for example /dev/xxx.
The printer type (required).
The type of file content (required), for example, PS for PostScript, simple for ASCII, or both.
The filter names for your printer (required).
The description of the printer to convey to users (recommended, optional)
The default printer for each system (recommended, optional).
Configuration information is stored in the LP configuration files in the /etc/lp directory.
Choose a printer name for the printer you are adding to a system. A printer ...