I would like to run CUPS, Which software/OS?


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by CameronW1996 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:46 pm
Hello All,

I would like to run CUPS on my Raspberry Pi:

Can I run CUPS by itself, if not what OS should i use ?

Many Thanks

Cameron
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by SirLagz » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:20 am
Raspbian.
apt-get install cups and you're done !
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by CameronW1996 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:46 pm
Thank you will do that :)
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by ocopus » Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:31 pm
If you meant CUPS as in the printing system, I thought that was UNIX only...
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by tiger9999 » Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:12 pm
Well, CUPS is actually for any "UNIX-like" system, including Linux, xBSD, Apple OSX, Solaris etc, so it should be possible to run it on any version of Linux used on the Pi.
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by jfornango » Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:29 pm
Yeah, I've run CUPS on mandrake and I remember seeing it in my Ubuntu setup.
Any *NIX system should have it. If it's not part of the base install, look in the distro library that you installed from.
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