Re: 4 printer limit to cups printers is a debian limit, why?
- Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:09:49 +0000
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: 4 printer limit to cups printers is a debian limit, why?
On Mon 12 Feb 2018 at 13:50:31 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings all;
> I have 2 physical printers, a bottom of the line B&W laser that manages
> to do utility print jobs at 19 ppm, and a huge ink squirter with more
> bells and whistles than you can shake a stick at.
> To do all of the job profiles this Brother MFC-J6920DW is capable of,
> because among the various paper sizes it can handle is borderless
> tabloid, aka 11x17. Its scanner can also handle that size when the doc
> feeder is lifted and its laid directly on the glass, but that is not
> germain to this problem.
> Do adequately describe the various jobs it can do, by selecting
> the "printer" to send this job to, would need at least 8, individual
> profiles setup in the cups menu's at localhost:631/printers.
> I have discussed this with Micheal Sweet, whom I've known longer than
> linux has existed, and he assures me there is no such limit in cups,
> never has been. Ever.
> So where is this limit, so that I can raise it to a dozen or so, and get
> on with what I want to do?
I assure you there is no limit of four print queues enforced on Debian.
Never has been. Ever.