Quote Originally Posted by ajtomasik View Post
what is IPP and LPD? i am new to linux
Protocols for sending data to the printer that involve a great many details I'm not that familiar with myself. In practice, all you really need to know is that when you set up the printer, you can choose several different protocols to talk to the printer, each of which uses a slightly different method and requires slightly different information, and that most printers only work with some subset of the avialable ones. This is more-or-less equivalent to selecting a "port" when configuring a printer in Windows, which combines the the process of selecting a physical port (e.g., USB or network) with the protocol (e.g., Samsung has their own Windows network protocol instead of using TCP/IP).