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Here are a series of articles related to printing with free software. These are developer-focused; user documentation and tutorials may be found elsewhere on this site. Articles marked `LP' are locally written; others are links to pages elsewhere.

  • A tutorial about printing with CUPS, Foomatic, and KDE-Print given by Till Kamppeter and Kurt Pfeifle. The hand-out papers (around 100 printed pages) are available on-line and for download.
    LP; September 25, 2002
  • A report from the second Printing Summit in San Jose.
    LP; October 29, 2001
  • A quick report from LinuxWorld 2001 in New York.
    LP; February 5, 2001
  • An open letter to GNU/Linux distributors and developers calling for us to work together to eliminate the klunky scourge of Unix printing.
    LP; November 1, 2000
  • This is the presentation I will be giving on October 24 at the Multifunction Peripheral Association's annual conference.
    LP; October 22, 2000
  • A tutorial on computing parts of the data for a Ghostscript Uniprint driver. New drivers might be better done under the umbrella of the gimp-print/stp project, but uniprint does have a place in the world.
  • Running a GDI Printer Under Linux
  • Not actually user documentation; instead, a multipart series describing techniques for reverse engineering printer protocols.
    Parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
    Rildo Pragana; August 30, 2000
  • A front-line report of the happenings at the first VA Linux Printing Summit, held July 2000 in California.
    LP; July 31, 2000
  • A magazine article reporting on the standardization of IPP 1.1. There's actually some substance to the article, and assorted useful links at the bottom.
    Network World Fusion; July 10, 2000
openprinting/database/articles.txt · Last modified: 2016/07/19 01:20 (external edit)