Re: How to set up CUPS client
Tim Kelley wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 11:35:08AM -0400, Tom Pfeifer wrote:
> > For the benefit of anyone else trying this, you don't have to touch
> > anything on the client machine(s). Just the default install of the basic
> > CUPS packages is needed on the client. The CUPS daemon running on the
> > client will then automatically discover the printer(s) on the local
> > network, and the printcap file for the remote printer will show up at
> > /var/run/cups/printcap on the client. At that point, the remote printer
> > will be available to your applications to print from.
> What's wrong with just putting the servers name in
> There's no need to be running another daemon ... all you need in
> debian to use cups on another server is cupsys-client and it's
Yes, someone else mentioned doing it that way also. Interesting, and
I'll have to try it sometime, but right now I'm quite satisfied with how
it's all working.