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Old 05-11-2005, 12:31 AM   #1
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Administering Printers using Web Browser -- Need Help


I have a printer connected to a Linux Box. IP is . I want to administer this printer sitting on another system with an IP of . Whenever I type in my web browser, I get an error message that the connection was refused. When I sit on and then type http://localhost:631, I get the same message. But, if I type, I am able to administer my printer locally thru web browser.

How do I set it up in such a way that I can sit on and then, thru the web browser, type Please help
Old 05-11-2005, 12:35 AM   #2
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edit your /etc/cups/cupsd.conf file.

make sure got these lines:
Allow From

after u made the changes dun forget to restart the service.
Old 05-11-2005, 01:07 AM   #3
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Thanks a million. Worked perfectly well :-))))))))). By the way, do you have any idea of how to setup alternatives? am facing some problems and have posted a thread of my problem in Linux - General Forum with the following ID.

Please help if you can on this above thread. Thanks a million anyways. :-))))


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