CUPS Server Setup

The preferred method for setting up a CUPS server is to use the web-based administration interface. Unlike GUI tools that were attached as an afterthought by a third party, the CUPS web interface is thoroughly integrated into the CUPS system and is as capable as any other configuration method (although CUPS has its share of third-party GUI tools as well). Command-line tools also exist for CUPS configuration if you're working in a nongraphical environment. Directly editing the configuration...

The Registry vs Text Files

I think of the Windows Registry as the ultimate configuration database thousands upon thousands of entries, very few of which are completely documented, some located on servers and some located on clients. While it is possible to edit Registry entries manually, the fact that one does so using a graphical tool doesn't make the process intuitive. Consider this Windows .NET Server Registry setting In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Management PrefetchParameters, set EnablePrefetcher to 0x00000003 to enable...