printconf-tui doesn't seem to do remote printers
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jun 12 21:58:04 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 15:47 -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Unfortunately, the reality of printconf (or perhaps only the -tui version)
> appears quite other than the guidance provided at:
> Or, I'm going about it all wrong (which is certainly possible).
> I'm trying to configure a printer client (eventually several) to live on
> our headless server at the data center, so that people can work on the
> server but print directly to a local print server.
> I think I see how to do this via /etc/cups/cupsd.conf, but guidance at
> the above URL says "don't edit by hand because the file will be
> Yet, when I launch printconf-tui, I see no option to configure a new
> remote printer over ipp. Selecting 'new' offers only local, lpd, ncp,
> and jet direct.
> What am I missing? Is there another way?
The other way is as follows. Configure your printer on the server using
cups web interface.(localhost:631)
If the the client printer are in ther same lan that ios all you need to
do, and the clients will find the printerd through cups broadcasting.
Otherwise in the /etc/cups/client.conf identify the server on the:
But I will admit I don't know what it means to work on the headless
server and print to the local print sever, or why you need more than one
print client on your headless server. We are I think using the word
server in different ways,
Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net>
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