[K12OSN] CentOS + USB devices
Marc.Fromm at wwu.edu
Thu May 22 18:17:56 UTC 2008
I'm setting up a new k12ltsp server. Our current server (not setup by
me) has USB printer directly attached to a client and it is setup in
CUPS using Device URI socket://finaid76:9100 since that client is always
logged on with user account finaid76.
The lts.conf file has an entry
PRINTER_0_TYPE = U
Since there are no clear instructions with printers I am duplicating
configurations that currently work.
For USB thumb drives, what is the Fuse group?
From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com] On
Behalf Of David Hopkins
Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2008 11:07 AM
To: Support list for open source software in schools.
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] CentOS + USB devices
> Are the usb ports disabled on the client machines in k12ltsp CentOS?
> I have plugged in a usb thumb drive and a printer into a client and
> neither are detected. I plugged the same usb thumb drive into the
> box and it was detected.
They work for me, but users need to be in the Fuse group.
> I added the printer using the CUPS web interface localhots:631.
> I used Device URI: socket://finaid70:9100
Is this correct? Isn't it socket://IP_address_thin_client:9100 or
socket://hostname_of_thin_client:9100 (which are typically 192.168.x.y
and ws###.ltsp for the base install). We have 80+ printers connected
to thin clients and they work fine but we are using the parallel port
for the printers, not the usb port.
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