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Old 04-13-2005, 09:53 AM   #1
munkie_poo
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cupsd.conf help. Linux-Linux printing


A while back I set up SUSE 9.1 for the girlfriend and setup cups for her epson printer.

When I ran 'localhost:631' on my machine (slackware 10.1) it automatically detected the networked printer and away I went.


I changed her distro to Slackware 10.1 also as suse dint have the development stuff and was becomming a pain in the arse.

I have the printer setup and working correctly on the host (hers), and when I try and configure the client I have to enter all the details and the IPP: address.

Im not sure how to find out the IPP address, but to the best of my knowledge I entered it like:

ipp://host.here.org:631/printer/printername

Ive also added 'allow from' to /etc/cups/cupd.conf

<Location />
Order Deny,Allow
Deny From All
Allow From 127.0.0.1
Allow From 10.0.0.10 #(client IP)
</Location>

and still cant print.

At the moment Im recieving host busy errors when trying to print.

Is there anyway I can set up cupsd.conf to automatically setup clients like in suse?

thanks

Last edited by munkie_poo; 04-13-2005 at 09:54 AM.
 
Old 04-13-2005, 09:57 AM   #2
gbonvehi
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I use http to print on my other machine and have this device URI: http://10.0.0.24:631/printers/Epson

In the server machine I've this:

<Location />
Order Deny,Allow
Deny From All
Allow From 127.0.0.1
Allow From 10.0.0.*
</Location>

The rest is most default options. Take a look at cupsd.conf since it's pretty well documented to configure it.
On Slackware you won't find such automated apps, but it's not hard to get stuff working.
 
  


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