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Re: how to access remote CUPS printer?



On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 21:54 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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.
> 
I would be glad to. I do this on my home network which almost the same
configuration. Show me you cupd.conf file and you client.conf and maybe
I can help you. It works like a charm but I admit I had some trouble
configuring the cupsd.conf file at first.  Of course this is a fedora
list and I don't use kubantu.
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