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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.

-- 
Brian.