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Re: Automatic Installation of Printers



fre, 17.12.2004 kl. 21.06 skrev Rodolfo J. Paiz:
> On Fri, 2004-12-17 at 13:48 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > CUPS is almost wilfully difficult to configure.
> 
> Perhaps you could provide some detail on your troubles? Maybe we can
> help.
> 
> My experience was that printing on Linux befuddled me *until* CUPS,
> which has made everything work well. In the case of Fedora Core 3, I
> simply hit the Fedora -> System Settings -> Printing menu, then add a
> printer. I've been successful in configuring printers connected via the
> parallel port, printers shared by a Windows box, and even printers on an
> old Linksys print server (which magically turned out to support LPR). I
> have also managed to share the printers on my Linux system with
> others... and every single one of those was point-and-click simple.
> 
> I'm not saying you're crazy or I'm expert... I'm just pointing out that
> there are different experiences out there. What problems are you having
> specifically?
> 

Shure it's not DNS? If cups can't lookup the hostname the server
broadcasts, it *WILL* fail. garanteed.

Often you can get clues by going to "localhost:631" in a webbrowser on a
misbehaved client, an try to print a test page.

Kyrre


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