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Re: Debian Weekly News - February 3rd, 2004

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 06:16:49AM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:

> Most true Unix geeks will recognise just how nice [1]lpd is as a distributed
> queueing mechanism for managing all jobs sent to the printer, but don't
> realise it can be used for other things as well. In fact, it can be viewed
> as a general queueing mechanism and used as an [2]engine for distributed
> spooling of audio files.

Actually it needs lprng, since the script uses information from the lprng
command which is not provided by lpr.

The script author gave permision to include the script/info inside lprng as an
example of a printer, but i forgot to take further actions.

A package can be found here:



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