mhouston at gci.net
Sat Oct 25 16:31:57 UTC 2003
Reading from my rh9 pro manual you need to select the printer in the
printer config panel, and then select action->sharing in order to share
the printer on the network.
I assume this is the same in fc1.
By default the rh install of cups is localhost only.
On Sat, 2003-10-25 at 07:29, Bill Johnson wrote:
> I have a home network configured as follows:
> Server - running Fedora Core .95 beta.
> Laptop - running Redhat 8.0
> Connected via Netgear RP114(?) web safe router
> Printer is HP841C connected to Server via usb
> Printing from laptop worked fine under previous config (Redhat 7.3 was on
> previously on server, and printing was via lpd), but I cannot get printing
> to work from laptop now.
> Cups is installed on server and printer works fine when printing from
> Printer has been configured on laptop every possible way, but will not
> print. Have read google posts, howtos, and cups docs for 2 days, but
> nothing works.
> nmap shows port 631 on server, but DOES NOT show it on laptop. Firewalls
> are completely off on both laptop and server.
> Question 1 - Are there issues with doing this in fedora? Am I hitting
> some known problem with the beta?
> Question 2 - Can I just abandon CUPS and use the old lpd? It worked
> perfectly for me, and was not difficult to configure. I can't seem to
> find it on the new distro. Is it not provided with fedora?
> Question 3 - Is the NETGEAR router a possible problem? Could it be
> blocking visibility to port 631? Any suggestions about that if so?
> Question 4 - Is there anybody on this list who has managed to get a
> similar printing scenario up and running?
> Thanks in advance for the help. Getting a printer to work should not be
> this difficult. I must be doing something terribly wrong, but can't
> figure it out. Obviously, if I can't print with fedora, I can't use
> fedora, so I must resolve this.
> Bill Johnson
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