[akonstam: Re: cups sucks me]
francois.patte at math-info.univ-paris5.fr
Wed Feb 22 11:35:08 UTC 2006
akonstam at trinity.edu wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 03:21:23PM -0600, John Pierce wrote:
>>Well, I had similar problems getting cups to serve up to my local
> Ok, lets take this from the top. The cupsd.conf should have only one
> Listen statement in most cases, and that is:
> Listen 127.0.0.1
> Clients on the same LAN will be able to print to the printer without
> any further configuration. That is , no server line needs o appear in
> the clients.conf file. Further, if the Server line appears in the
> client.conf file then the client will not be able to print to a local
> Under no circumstances should system-config-printer be used to
> configure CUPS printers. It has serious flaws for this purpose.
> If the original poster used system-config-printer to configure the
> server printers this is one reason printer might have not worked on
> the clients.
Yes I did. But this answer might be a joke: I read the documentation
Adding Your First Printer from the Command-Line
/usr/sbin/lpadmin -p printer -E -v device -m ppd ENTER
OK I have a HP laserjet 1015
You'll find a complete list of PPD files and the printers they will work
with in Appendix C, "Printer Drivers".
Nothing for my printer.... (system-config-printer has it).
Adding Your First Printer from the Web
Same problem: the only hp laserjet in the list is: 1020 and, of course,
this does not match my printer.....
What can I do?
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