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Re: how to access remote CUPS printer?



On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Tim wrote:

> On Windows, I've been able to print to a FC4 CUPS server by specifying
> the address to the printserver in the printing setup dialogue on
> Windows, but that's still an issue that requires some administrative
> privileges.

Why would I have to be root on the client?
I'm pretty sure that ordinary users
have permission to TCP to remote ports.
Are other permissions needed on the client side?

> e.g. http://printing.example.com:631/printers/hplaserjet4
>
> If you had something that understood IPP, you should be able to do
> something similar.
>
> e.g. ipp://printing.example.com/printers/hplaserjet4

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