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Need suggestion for small office print server
Posted by: DonJuane ()
Date: April 28, 2010 01:17AM

This is likely way off topic. I am a Linux newbie. I have a 2300DL that I would like to share between 4 people in a small office but I would like to capture a log of date and pages printed by IP address so that the supply costs can be more fairly divided. I was hoping I could use an old emachine I own that is too slow to run XP on and load it with a Linux image serving as a print server and somehow capture this data. Can anyone suggest where to get started? Buying a new computer solely for a print server for 4 people is beyond budget. Thank you!!!!!

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Re: Need suggestion for small office print server
Posted by: rickrich ()
Date: April 28, 2010 04:35AM

From CUPS:

http://localhost:631/jobs?which_jobs=all
ID              Name	                User	Size	Pages	State	Control
mc2300c-2134  	Screenshot  	        rick  	2212k  	1  	completed at Mon 26 Apr 2010 03:29:22 PM CDT  	   	 
mc2300c-2132  	(stdin)  	        rick  	1952k  	1  	completed at Mon 26 Apr 2010 02:52:39 PM CDT  	 	  
mc2300c-2129  	KDE Print System  	rick  	596k  	1  	completed at Sat 24 Apr 2010 07:49:40 AM CDT  	  
mc2300c-2120  	KDE Print System  	rick  	118k  	1  	completed at Thu 22 Apr 2010 05:53:24 AM CDT  	 
mc2300c-2119  	KDE Print System  	rick  	294k  	1  	completed at Wed 21 Apr 2010 05:55:20 PM CDT  	  
mc2300c-2117  	Puzzling by K0TLG  	rick  	5781k  	9  	completed at Tue 20 Apr 2010 07:29:03 PM CDT  

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