Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Sat Sep 3 07:38:19 PDT 2005

Anonymous wrote:
> During the installation of a printer, there are several sample drivers listed on a default installation that include HP, Epson, and Okidata.  How would a manufacturer, let's say MySuperPrinterCompany, have their company name and filer/drivers available as a default load?  Is there a process for this? Is there a gnu license issue?  Thanks

Install/copy the PPD files to /usr/share/cups/model/<manufacturer>
(the actual subdirectory doesn't matter, but using a subdirectory
helps to reduce installation conflicts) and then either reboot the
system or restart cupsd.  The PPD files will then show up in the

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com

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