To CUPS or not to CUPS

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Wed Jul 2 01:29:55 PDT 2003


On Wed, 2 Jul 2003 04:10:32 +0000 (UTC)
steveb at creek-and-cowley.com (Steve Bougerolle) wrote:

> > >CUPS is not that hard.
> > 
> > Yes it is (-; 
> 
> No, CUPS is really not that bad.  I think it just seems bad to you
> because you are judging it by the standards of a simple single-user
> utility instead of seeing it as the huge and complex server package
> that it is.  CUPS is harder to configure than, say, vi or fcron but
> it's at about the same level as other server software like Samba,

I semi agree, however theres one key difference...

I can make samba / apache et. al. *WORK* CUPS has never worked for me
yet.

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