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Re: Kickstart + RHEL5 + printer configuration

I actually found a better solution especially for automated kickstart-  copy or create /etc/cups/printers.conf in post section of kickstart filem. Seems to work well
------Original Message------
From: mark
To: golharam umdnj edu
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: Re: Kickstart + RHEL5 + printer configuration
Sent: Aug 15, 2008 7:39 PM

Ryan Golhar wrote:
> Unfortunately that tool requires a GUI and there doesn't seem to be a
> shell equivalent.

If you're working with CUPS, the answer is the text mode web browser lynx, and
go to localhost:631

> Chet Nichols III wrote:
>> I haven't done it personally, but according to the RHEL 5 deployment
>> docs (
>> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/Deployment_Guide-en-US/ch-printing.html),
>> it says you can use system-config-printer from the command line.
>> Let us know how it goes. Good luck!
>> Chet
>> 2008/7/25 Ryan Golhar <golharam umdnj edu>
>>> I'm trying to set up a kickstart configuration file for RHEL 5.  One
>>> of the
>>> things I used to have in RHEL 3 was a post-installation section to
>>> install a
>>> common printer using printconf-tui to import printer settings from an
>>> existing configuration file.
>>> In RHEL5, I can only find the system-config-printer program which is a
>>> graphical application.  What happened to printconf-tui?  The
>>> system-config-printer have an equivalent shell version?
>>> I used printconf-tui to output printer settings and also used it to
>>> import
>>> printer settings.  How do I do this in RHEL 5?
>>> Ryan
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