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Re: how to access remote CUPS printer?



On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 09:34 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> 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?
You cannot edit client.conf uless you are root on the clients.
> 
> > 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
> 
> -- 
> Mike   hennebry web cs ndsu NoDak edu
> "it stands to reason that they weren't always called the ancients."
>                                                       --  Daniel Jackson
> 
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