I don't understand CUPS any more
twaugh at redhat.com
Wed Jul 29 08:45:15 UTC 2009
On Tue, 2009-07-28 at 21:52 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Now I've disabled the firewall on both machines.
> The printer was set as sharing on both machines.
The point is you don't need to set up a printer on the laptop. If you
have everything configured right it will appear there automatically.
> I'm wondering if I have caused some confusion
> by install hplip on machine A,
> and running hp-setup there?
Best to avoid hp-setup I think.
> I'm not at all clear of the relation (if any) between hplip and CUPS?
HPLIP has several parts:
hpijs is the printer driver for many HP printers
hplip contains the 'hp' backend for CUPS, for low ink reporting etc
hp-toolbox and hp-setup are, largely speaking, just HP-specific versions
hp-systray is just an HP-specific version of
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