[Samba] LPR or LPRng or CUPS

John Schmerold john at katy.com
Tue May 21 08:03:22 GMT 2002

If you're using Win95 or Win98, recommend you use Xerox's client 
application to print to LPR or port 9100 queues.
It can be downloaded at:

I found some interesting information regarding print server ports at:
Make sure you poke around his web site for very interesting information 
regarding the Netgear print servers.

Ruud Baart wrote:

> In our opion: use LPRng. We like cups, but we have had several time 
> consuming problems with cups. We also don't use the "old" BSD 
> lpr/lpd services. 
> We choose the combination LPRng and raw tcpip on port 9100 
> (jetdirect). This gives bidirectional communication between printer and 
> server. Very useful, good debugging information.
> Met vriendelijke groet/Regards,
> Prompt
> R.J. Baart
> Marktveldpassage 35c
> 5261 ED Vught
> Netherlands
> Mailto:R.J.Baart at Prompt.NL
> Http://WWW.Prompt.NL
> Tel.: +31 73 6567041                          
> Fax.: +31 73 6573513

John Schmerold
Katy Computer Systems, Inc
20 Meramec Station Rd
Valley Park MO 63088

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