[kwlug-disc] Print server.

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Wed Oct 24 21:51:09 EDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 03:47:09PM +0000, Chamunks Arkturus wrote:
> I've got a client looking to set up his plotters to the rest of the office
> through his network would you guys recommend running an old box using
> ubuntu as the distro for cups or would you recommend something like these
> http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=206&srkey=print%20servers.
> I don't see how something like these little devices can have support for
> things like plotters and such but I'm all for minimalism and simplicity.
What kind of plotters? I do not know how plotters talk to computers
either, but maybe you could describe the current setup and give us
some clues?

I have used such a print server to drive an old parallel-port printer.
It worked pretty well. 

- Paul 


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