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Re: Linux Printer Sharing

On Sat, 15 Sep 2007 the mental interface of
ArcticFox told:

> On Sep 15, 2007, at 3:12 PM, ArcticFox wrote:
>> I can't seem to find the right printer driver to use. There's on on my 
>> Linux machine that works perfectly, but I don't have that driver on my mac 
>> and I can't find it online. The closest I can get is ' HP PhotoSmart 
>> P1100, CUPS+Gimp-Print v4.2.5' but that doesn't work. The printer's a 
>> Photosmart 7450.
> OK, I found a foomatic printer driver that's the same one I'm using on my 
> Linux machine and installed it on my mac. I setup the printer through the 
> Printer Setup Utility as the CUPS web-interface wouldn't find the driver I 
> installed, however when I try and print I get the message 'Connecting to 
>' then after a while it drops into 'Network host '' 
> is busy...' and just stays there. My host computer isn't doing /anything/ 
> other than waiting for stuff to print.
> This is giving me a headache...

You don't need a driver on a cups client! Make sure
"ServerName CupsServer" is mentioned in your client.conf, which
should be in /etc/cups on your MAC as well.

Next make sure, in your /etc/cups/cupsd.conf on your CupsServer
"Listen 631" is mentioned.

Thats it.


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