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Old 10-19-2009, 04:39 AM   #1
arizonagroovejet
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lpr -P queue@hostname


Say I don't have root access on a machine and there's a remote printer I want to print to that isn't set up on the machine. I know the queue name for the remote printer and the server the queue is on. Is there anyway to print to that printer? I have a feeling that I once used, or saw it mentioned somewhere, that you can use

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$ lpr -P queuename@hostname
but this doesn't work:

Code:
lpr: The printer or class was not found.

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$ rpm -qf $(which lpr)
cups-client-1.3.9-8.15.1
 
Old 10-19-2009, 12:56 PM   #2
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Say I don't have root access on a machine and there's a remote printer I want to print to that isn't set up on the machine.
Then you can't print to it. [ Think about it... ]

Ask the machine's sysadm to configure the printer so you can use it.
 
  


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