Provided by: printbill_4.1.2-1.1_i386
printbill_printer - fair printing billing and accounting system.
printbill_printer is a very simple print filter which only accepts jobs
from the user nominated in the printbilld_user variable declared in
printbillrc(5). It is used in the second-level print queue - this
queue should only ever be used by the printbilld_user (see
printbillrc(5)) and printed to from printbilld(1).
printbill_printer printquote requires everything that the printbill
package requires, including a working percentblack/percentcolour and
Please see the accompanying README file for detailed installation
instructions. Chances are if you’re reading this it’s correctly
installed. Note that the program and the accompanying utilities are
written in Perl and so may be customised by the user very easily.
printbill_printer and the accompanying utilities were written by Daniel
Franklin (firstname.lastname@example.org). The web interface was written by Phil
You can always grab the latest and greatest version from
This is fairly complex, and is now documented on its own manual
page (see printbillrc(5) ).
This contains the message mailed to anybody who has a print job
rejected. The default message just informs the user why their
job may have been rejected, and suggests some possible remedies.
Current user quotas.
Global page count, money paid and money spent are stored here.
Printer databases - contain toner/ink usage and total pages
You need to have a printcap entry which looks similar to this:
... the rest of your printcap entry, including any output filters
You may add an additional print-filter, in case you don’t have a
PostScript printer. Obviously, if the scripts are located
somewhere else, adjust your printcap and config files
printbill(1), printbill(8), printbilld(1), printbill_configure(8),
printbill_grapher(1), percentblack(1), percentcolour(1),
percent_cmy(1), pqcheck(1), printquote(1), printbillrc(5), printcap(5),