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Re: how to access remote CUPS printer?



On Sunday 24 September 2006 17:00, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 13:55 -0400, Amadeus W. M. wrote:
>> On Sat, 23 Sep 2006 19:28:35 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>> > How do I print to a remote CUPS printer
>> > from machines on which I am not root?
>> > On the remote machine, FC5, I am root.
>> > On the clients, FreeBSD and FC3, I am not root,
>> > but can open TCP ports.
>> > Is there a nonroot IPP client that can
>> > be used to print on a remote printer?
>> >
>> > --
>> > Mike   hennebry web cs ndsu NoDak edu
>> > "it stands to reason that they weren't always called the ancients."
>> >                                                       --  Daniel
>> > Jackson
>>
>> On the CUPS server you must make the print queues shared. The clients'
>> CUPS will automatically see the shared queues on the network.
>>
>> On the server, go to System->Administration->Printing, click on the
>> queue you want to share, then Edit, etc.
>>
>> Oh, and you must have port 631 tcp and udp open on the CUPS server.
>
>That is absolutely the wrong way to share printers using CUPS. All
> printers on the same lan as the server can print to the server's
> printers by default. No configuration is required.
>
>
Tell that to the cupsys install on my kubuntu-6.06.1 box, Aaron.  I've now 
spent prolly 12 hours over several weeks trying to get it to see the 4 
printer profiles shared to the rest of my 192.168 network out of this box.  
Its blind.

>--
>Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>

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