OpenPrinting develops IPP-based printing technology for Linux®/Unix® operating systems.

cups-filters Second Generation - Third Beta Release!

Author: Till Date: January 31, 2023

More bug fixes, especially for those discovered during the distro packaging, mainly in build system and source code documentation.


cups-filters 1.28.17 released!

Author: Till Date: January 24, 2023

Bug fix release, to more reliably discover all printer capablities from driverless printers, especially borderless printing, and to preferably use Apple Raster instead of PWG Raster or PCLM


OpenPrinting News - January 2023

Author: Till Date: January 19, 2023

GSoC 2023 project ideas and more, LAS 2023 in Brno, New Architecture going into Debian/Ubuntu, cups-filters fixes and 2.0b2, LPrint 1.2.0, PAPPL 1.3.1


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CUPS

CUPS is the standards-based, open source printing system that is used on Linux® and other operating systems.

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Most modern printers work using OpenPrinting software without additional drivers or software.
OpenPrinting also hosts a printer compatibility database of legacy printers supported by free software drivers.

Driverless Printers

Driverless Printers

Most modern printers work ‘out of the box’ with OpenPrinting software. Browse the thousands of driverless printers.

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Foomatic Printer Database

Legacy Printers

The Foomatic printer database lists all of the printers that are supported by free software printer drivers.

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Legacy Printers under Windows

Windows?!

Our Printer Applications revive old printers under current Windows, any model which works under Linux.

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OpenPrinting collaborates with standards groups and participates in coding/documentation programs.

IEEE-ISTO Printer Working Group

Printer Working Group

OpenPrinting collaborates with the PWG’s Internet Printing Protocol workgroup to support this ubiquitous printing standard.

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GSoC - OpenPrinting

GSoC - OpenPrinting

OpenPrinting participates in the GSoC program under its umbrella organization The Linux Foundation.

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GSoD - OpenPrinting

GSoD - OpenPrinting

OpenPrinting participates in the GSoD program under its umbrella organization The Linux Foundation.

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