[plug] WA Govenment iPads for year 1 and 2 students

Brad Campbell brad at fnarfbargle.com
Wed Feb 22 18:10:07 WST 2012

On 22/02/12 09:48, Tim White wrote:
> On 22/02/12 09:55, wdk at moriah wrote:
>> You can - cups is apple software in part at least, basically I just turned the function on ... 
>> Printer is on a gentoo box.
>> BillK
> Do tell us more. Can we easily print from ipads/iphones to cups servers? Last time I looked into 
> this, it wasn't very easy, or possible for un-jailbroken devices.
> I see a lot of eprinter style services now days, where you email it to a service that sends it to 
> your printer (ether wirelessly as in a HP Eprinter, or via a connected computer in eprinter.com 
> style).

I don't know what other peoples experience in, but the second we connected our iPad to the system at 
home it detected all CUPS exported printers and just works with all of them.

Same with recent Macs.

Our printers are all connected to a debian server or an ubuntu workstation. No special config required.

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