LPI Linux Certification/Manage Printers And Printing

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Detailed Objectives[edit]

(LPIC-1 Version 5.0)


Weight: 2


Description:
Candidates should be able to manage print queues and user print jobs using CUPS and the LPD compatibility interface.


Key Knowledge Areas:

  • Basic CUPS configuration (for local and remote printers).
  • Manage user print queues.
  • Troubleshoot general printing problems.
  • Add and remove jobs from configured printer queues.


The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:

  • CUPS configuration files, tools and utilities
  • /etc/cups
  • lpd legacy interface (lpr, lprm, lpq)