Archive for the 'Printers' Category

LPD Printer Server

LPD short for Line Printer Daemon, is a printer technology that has been around for years.  What makes LPD stand out as a great printing protocol is it’s simplicity.  Major printer vendors tried to move away from LPD towards a newer technology like IPP (Internet Printing Protocol).  But inspite of their effors LPD remains a […]

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Print Management

Managing hundreds of wireless or network printers at a location can be a print management nightmare. System administrators have tried many different ways to lower printing costs (printers, paper, toner, ink) in an effort to save money. Some methods may seem futile, but there are ways to save money and manage your printers better that […]

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What is Adobe Postscript

Some have asked, What is Adobe Postscript? Postscript is a programming language. It is a printer language. It is a way of encapsulating text, images, in a document, and telling a printer how to display those objects. It is supported by most printers, HP, Toshiba, Ricoh (IBM, Lexmark).

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Print Server

What is a Print Server? A Print server is any device (software, or hardware) that manages the documents you, or those in your office print. What makes a Print Server different than a Desktop Printer? A Print Server is accessible to everyone in your office, work group, or team. This doesn’t just mean that the […]

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