Chapter 8. Printers and printing

Table of Contents
8.1. Printing files
8.1.1. Command line printing
8.1.2. Formatting
8.2. The server side
8.2.1. General
8.2.2. Graphical printer configuration
8.2.3. Buying a printer for Linux
8.3. Print problems
8.3.1. Wrong file
8.3.2. My print hasn't come out
8.4. Summary
8.5. Exercises

In this chapter we will learn more about printers and printing files. After reading this part, you will be able to:

  • Format documents

  • Preview documents before sending them to the printer

  • Choose a good printer that works with your Linux system

  • Print files and check on printer status

  • Troubleshoot printing problems

  • Find necessary documentation to install a printer