Fedora 15 Network Printer Problems

Joe Zeff joe at zeff.us
Fri Jun 10 21:39:25 UTC 2011

On 06/10/2011 12:03 PM, Bill wrote:
> On 06/10/2011 02:48 PM, Dale Dellutri wrote:
>> Do you mean the firewall on the desktop or the laptop.  Both need to allow
>> the cups on the client (laptop) to talk to the cups on the server (desktop).
> Both.
>> Perhaps you could try opening a browser window on the laptop and
>> going to:
>> and the desktop cups server should answer, I think.
> I thought the same thing and tried, but the web page is not available.
> Could that indicate a misconfigured firewall somewhere? (I'm really
> getting out of my league when it comes to firewalls and networking. I
> have succeeded in setting the network up, and have even done some
> port-forwarding and tunneling, but do not understand what I have done! I
> just research and follow instructions and try until it works. I'm
> remedial when it comes to this stuff.)

Oh, of course; it's set for the IP of my computer on my LAN.  Change the 
IP to (Localhost) and it should work.  Not sure why that 
happened, but, in my defence, it works for me so I never noticed.

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