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The Linux Printing HOWTO

Grant Taylor <>

v3.17, 6 June 1998

This is the Linux Printing HOWTO, a collection of information on how to generate, preview, print and fax anything under Linux (and other Unices in general).

1. Introduction

2. How to print

3. Kernel printer devices

4. Supported Printers

5. Which spooling software?

6. How it works, basic

7. How to set things up, basic

8. Getting Printing Software

9. Vendor Solutions

10. Ghostscript.

11. How to print to a printer over the network

12. Windows-only printers

13. How to print to a fax machine.

14. How to generate something worth printing.

15. On-screen previewing of printable things.

16. Serial printers under lpd

17. Credits

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