Configuring a printer on a server without a GUI

Ed Greshko ed.greshko at
Wed Nov 12 03:28:05 UTC 2014

On 11/12/14 11:10, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 11/11/2014 02:53 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>> On 11/12/14 08:41, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> cupsctl _remote_admin=1
>>> Is not enough.
>> Add -U root to that command
> tried
> cupsctl _remote_admin=1 -U root
> And still Forbidden.
> My notebook and the server are on different subnets.

Yes....  I tested and get the same thing on a new system, but it works on an older system.  Some changes probably are needed to the /etc/cups/cupsd.conf to get this to work....    But that would require more research...  :-)

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