Saving a copy of a print job in the spool location using LPRNG

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Environment

SUSE Linux
LPRNG

Situation

How to save a copy of completed print jobs
Saving print jobs to a file
Maintain a copy of all printouts

Resolution

This is done via a simple change to the configuration file.

1.  Open the /etc/lpd.conf file in your preferred editor.
2.  Add "save_when_done" on a line by itself
3.  Restart the lprng service (/etc/init.d/lprng restart)

All print jobs will still be printed as normal, and the source files will not be removed when the job completes.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7004689
  • Creation Date: 19-Oct-2009
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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