any good tools for imposing print qoutas under edubuntu/Linux?

Greg Reagle greagle at
Tue Mar 18 16:19:13 GMT 2008

The lpadmin command (of CUPS) can do various quota-type things such as
limit the number of bytes or pages per job.  "man lpadmin" for more

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> Sent: Friday, March 07, 2008 12:31 PM
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> Hi all,
> I need to limit printing for our labs using Edubuntu. I can already do
> this for windows clients using a piece of sofware called "papercut
> pro" but I haven't gotten smb printing to work well under edubuntu. (I
> can't seem to pass the username of the user submitting the print job
> to windows so AD won't let it print)
> I see a project called Pykota, but it looks quite
> complicated/sophisticated and a defunt project called printbill.
> Apparently there is nothing in the repositories that I can try out.
> What do other folks use?
> John
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