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Re: CUPS nightmare



Shawn,

Thanks for this info.  It did partially resolve my problem.  At least, 
after I did this, I could see the queue(s) from the laptop.  I still can't 
print to them, as I've detailed in some other posts, but you got me 
closer.

Thanks!
Bill

 On Sat, 25 Oct 2003, Shawn Houston wrote:

> Reading from my rh9 pro manual you need to select the printer in the
> printer config panel, and then select action->sharing in order to share
> the printer on the network.
> 
> I assume this is the same in fc1.
> 
> By default the rh install of cups is localhost only.
> 
> -Shawn
> 
> On Sat, 2003-10-25 at 07:29, Bill Johnson wrote:
> > I have a home network configured as follows:
> > 
> > Server - running Fedora Core .95 beta.
> > Laptop - running Redhat 8.0
> > Connected via Netgear RP114(?) web safe router 
> > Printer is HP841C connected to Server via usb
> > 
> > Printing from laptop worked fine under previous config (Redhat 7.3 was on 
> > previously on server, and printing was via lpd), but I cannot get printing 
> > to work from laptop now.
> > 
> > Cups is installed on server and printer works fine when printing from 
> > server.  
> > 
> > Printer has been configured on laptop every possible way, but will not 
> > print.  Have read google posts, howtos, and cups docs for 2 days, but 
> > nothing works.
> > 
> > nmap shows port 631 on server, but DOES NOT show it on laptop.  Firewalls 
> > are completely off on both laptop and server.
> > 
> > Question 1 - Are there issues with doing this in fedora?  Am I hitting
> > some known problem with the beta?
> > 
> > Question 2 - Can I just abandon CUPS and use the old lpd? It worked 
> > perfectly for me, and was not difficult to configure.  I can't seem to 
> > find it on the new distro.  Is it not provided with fedora?
> > 
> > Question 3 - Is the NETGEAR router a possible problem?  Could it be 
> > blocking visibility to port 631?  Any suggestions about that if so?
> > 
> > Question 4 - Is there anybody on this list who has managed to get a 
> > similar printing scenario up and running?  
> > 
> > Thanks in advance for the help.  Getting a printer to work should not be 
> > this difficult.  I must be doing something terribly wrong, but can't 
> > figure it out.  Obviously, if I can't print with fedora, I can't use 
> > fedora, so I must resolve this.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Bill Johnson
> > 
> > 
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