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Printer Accounting on Linux

Is there any program out there free or paid that would allow me to do printer accounting.

I want to setup a Linux box with the ability to monitor the print jobs that come into it and tell me based on computer name, IP, or maybe user/pass what each person is printing such as how many pages, what times of day, etc.


I just want to be able to print from the Windows Clients LPR to the Linux Box and have that LPR back out to the printer.

Thanks,

Patrick
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owensleftfootCommented:
The 2 main printing systems are the newer Cups & lprng. Cups doesnt appear to do accounting but lprng does. You can get lprng at www.lprng.com. Chapter 18 of the manual tells you how to setup accounting. - http://www.lprng.com/LPRng-Reference-Multipart/accountingref.htm
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