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Re: CUPS Nightmare



On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 09:49:15AM +0000, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 09:16:21PM -0500, Bill Johnson wrote:
> 
> > Thanks, Erwin, for the reply.
> > 
> > I have tried a couple of things based on the good responses from this 
> > list.
> > 
> > I now have 2 queues defined on the server.  One is called HP841C and it is 
> > intended to be used for printing from the server.  It is defined with the 
> > correct driver for the HP841C printer.  The other queue on the server is 
> > called HP841C_SHARED and it is set up as a raw queue.
> 
> Why a raw queue?  I think you just need the one queue, and set it shared.
> 
> On the laptop, or any client, there is no need to set a queue up.
> Just enable remote queue browsing ("Automatically find remote shared
> queues") with the Printing tool from the menu, and print directly to
> those queues by name.
> 
> For simple situations like this there is no need to use the web GUI.
> The graphical tool is meant to be a simple replacement, covering the
> most often-used functionality. (I'm aware there are large gaps for
> more sophisticated needs.)
> 
> Tim.
> */
Because HP printers have a built in JetDirect interface and its queue
name is supposed to be raw. This works if the interface is external but
if it is internal I get similar errors unless I name the queue
something other than raw.


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