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Fwd: sharing an ipp printer with a mac client



Somehow sent to ubuntu-users. User error... Sorry.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Tom H <tomh0665@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 6:00 PM
Subject: Re: sharing an ipp printer with a mac client
To: sjoerd@lorentz.leidenuniv.nl, leonardo.canducci@gmail.com,
ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com

> In principle you can also let the linux machine broadcast its printers, and
> the mac will autodetect this. However, I usually find it tricky to get this
> to work through firewalls, listening disablers and other misbehaving stuff.
> To get this to work, read the manual.

Good idea! Using avahi on your Linux box should allow Bonjour on your
Mac box to pick up the printer. I have never used avahi for ipp but it
has worked really well in the past with smb and afp.


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