Configuring a printer on a server without a GUI

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Wed Nov 12 10:23:00 UTC 2014

On 11/11/2014 11:00 PM, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-11-11 at 12:59 -1000, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> One, I don't see Sever>Connect on my F20 gnome notebook.
> You don't see that "Server" entry in the menu bar?
>> Two, Remote Desktop, needs a desktop, and a minimal install has no desktop.
> So, you have a minimal install on which you want to run a CUPS server.
> You can another machine that does have a graphical desktop (or are you
> typing these emails on a console?). On that machine you are using, run
> system-config-printer and connect to CUPS server machine from it.

Ah, I see.  Will have to wait until I get back to the conference hotel 
(I booked too late and for a change missed out) tomorrow to get to the 
terminal room for more testing.

Perhaps this way will configure the printer properly so I will not get 
the 'filter failed' failure.

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