Configuring a printer on a server without a GUI

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Tue Nov 11 22:59:41 UTC 2014

On 11/10/2014 10:46 PM, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-11-11 at 09:19 +0100, Dario Lesca wrote:
>>  From console or a ssh shell run:
>> $ sudo cupsctl _remote_admin=1
>> $ sudo firewall-cmd --permanent --add-port=631/tcp
>> $ sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=631/tcp
>> Then point your browser to and add your
>> printer.
> Or, instead of using a web browser, start system-config-printer on a
> Linux machine that does have a monitor and use Server->Connect... from
> the menu.

One, I don't see Sever>Connect on my F20 gnome notebook.

Two, Remote Desktop, needs a desktop, and a minimal install has no desktop.


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