Duplicating CUPS Printer installation

Tony Molloy tony.molloy at ul.ie
Fri Oct 5 14:09:24 UTC 2007

On Friday 05 October 2007 14:24, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-10-05 at 14:00 +0100, Tony Molloy wrote:
> > I need to set up a default CUPS printer on lots of machines in labs (
> > several hundred ;-( ) running Fedora 7. I've got it configured and
> > working on one machine. Is there any way to duplicate the settings from
> > that machine so that I could install the printer on the other machines
> > without running system-config-printer on each machine.
> If you set a default printer on a CUPS server and have it publish its
> printers, clients should already pick up that default printer as their
> own defaults (see the "UseNetworkDefault" cupsd.conf option, which
> defaults to "yes").
> http://localhost:631/help/ref-cupsd-conf.html?TOPIC=References&QUERY=#UseNe
> Tim.
> */

Oh that life would be that easy. But unfortunately the printer(s) are on 
windows boxen!!!! See my reply to Tim above.


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