[Solved - of sorts] CUPS printing problems

Anne Wilson cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Sat Apr 22 12:05:15 UTC 2006


On Saturday 22 April 2006 13:11, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>
> Well this is RTFM time. This is the way cups works fpr networked
> printing. All printers are configured on the server. Then in the
> file /etc/cups/client.conf on the line ServerName you place the name of
> the server. No printer configuration is done on the clients.
>
> This is all that is needed if we are talking about networked printers
> that are not locally attached to any machine. One does not do remote
> printer configuration with the web interface. If all the clients are on
> the same LAN you don't even need the line in the clients.conf file.
>
In my case there is a single printer attached by usb to a server box.  Three 
instances are defined, each with a different setup, for different purposes.  
On the client boxes I simply put in the server-name line.  Nothing else has 
every been necessary.  Of course if FC5 does something differently, ymmv.

Anne
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