[cups] CUPS vs Drivers

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Fri Jul 8 04:19:03 PDT 2016

CUPS is not a printer driver.

CUPS supports printer drivers through a standard interface, in addition to more modern things like IPP Everywhere (one "driver" for all printers).

> On Jul 8, 2016, at 4:01 AM, Andrew <anon_private at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Evidently Epson do not produce drivers for Linux systems.
> How is CUPS different from a conventional printer driver?
> Thanks 
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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer

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