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Re: CUPS broadcasting print queue availability

On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 09:10:27PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> Hi,
> I did this once a *long* time ago, but don't remember how.  Also, I've 
> read the (seemingly relevant sections of the sorely lacking) CUPS SAM, 
> and Googled around to no avail.
> My server has a print queue that looks like this:
> $ lpstat -v
> device for Dell_3100cn: socket://
> device for Dell_3100cn@haggis: socket://
> device for PDF: cups-pdf:/
> The server's /etc/cups/cupsd.conf looks like:
> Browsing On
> BrowseOrder allow,deny
> BrowseAllow
> BrowseAddress
> BrowseLocalProtocols CUPS dnssd
> DefaultAuthType Basic
> <Location />
>   Allow from 192.168.1.*
>   Order allow,deny
> </Location>
> I created this on the client:
> $ cat /etc/cups/cups.conf
> ServerName haggis
> Shouldn't cups on the server (haggis) be broadcasting network messages 
> announcing the availability of it's print queues, and shouldn't some 
> program from cups-client be listening?
> Or do even client computers need the cups server package?
On my lenny system, I find options for this on the "administration" tab
of the cups web interface.  http://localhost:631

There's a "show printers..." and a "share printers..." checkbox.


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