kpfeifle at danka.de
Mon Jun 23 09:48:56 GMT 2003
> [Samba] paid-for-print
> Kurt Pfeifle kpfeifle at danka.de
> Mon Jun 23 11:43:09 GMT 2003
>> [Samba] paid-for-print
>> Julian Tzonev uli at naval-acad.bg
>> Mon Jun 23 11:19:46 GMT 2003
>> Hi there,
>> I'm newbie in Samba, so I beg for your excuse if my questions are
>> Is it possible to use Samba as a "paid-for-print" server?
> Not "out-of-the-box". I'd know how to do it if you give me to
> days to fiddle with it.
>> If U know something about another free "paid-for-print" software, please
>> let me know.
> 1. There is "printbill" -- now with initial, but still limited CUPS support:
> printbill is GPL and actively maintained and developed.
> 2. Then there is "pycota" -- developed for CUPS originally:
> pycota is GPL in source code, and you can compile and setup yourself, but
> it is poorly documented. The author sells a pre-compiled version plus
> documentation and support under a "shareware" type license, I believe.
> pycota is actively maintained and developed.
This may sound a bit too unfriendly towards pycota. Let me put it
to me pycota looks like the *first* choice for anybody needing
external print accounting support in CUPS. (Future CUPS versions
may have their built-in accounting capabilities improved)
> 3. Lastly, "printquota". It only supports LPRng:
> printquota is GPL and actively maintained and developed.
>> 10x in advance,
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