Re: CUPS broadcasting print queue availability
On 2010-04-03 04:17, Nigel Henry wrote:
Your printers.conf on the server machine should have a line "Shared Yes".
If you have active firewalls on your machines, make sure that IPP is allowed
in both directions.
The firewall is WRT54GL.
Yes. On the client OS's you should see incoming packets of about 189 bytes
every 30 secs. gkrellm shows these, or if you run wireshark, you should see
these cups broadcasts from the machine with the printer attached.
there's a bit of output from netstat -a below which shows cups listening on
the client machine, which happens to be Archlinux at the moment.
Active UNIX domain sockets (servers and established)
Proto RefCnt Flags Type State I-Node Path
unix 2 [ ACC ] STREAM LISTENING 11116 @/tmp/.ICE-unix/2387
unix 2 [ ACC ] STREAM LISTENING
unix 2 [ ACC ] STREAM LISTENING 9937
Or do even client computers need the cups server package?
Yes. I've just looked at that on Archlinux. Trying to print with the cups
And Nigel Henry says no. Infinite are the arguments of mages...
Don't know if any of the above helps.
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