Pap is a backend designed to print to Appletalk printers.

NOTE: No longer maintained as of 2005-12

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The Pap backend will print to an Appletalk printer. Useful for old Appletalk-only junkers you still have kicking around. This was mostly written by one of my colleagues, and slightly revised. It requires a Netatalk install.

Example URI -- pap://"Printer Name"@"Some Zone"


pap 1.00 (20031211)

- Rewrote "zero argument" print statement to support device discovery mode. Added 11/Dec/2003 by Jeff Hardy <>

- Written 5/Dec/2002 by Matthew Keller <>