Beartooth wrote: > I've been advised, more or less btw in an otherwise scarcely > related thread, to quit using my KVM switch (which has spare USB ports > touted by the maker especially for printserving) as a printserver. > > So I plugged the printer (an HP psc 1315v) into my #1 machine; > and I've been telling Firefox 127.0.0.1:631 on each of the machines, and > trying to get it to work. > > I thought I had it; and when I print at all, it's most often from > Alpine 2.0. So I've been trying to print one Alpine message from each > machine. > > One at least told me the printer seemed not to be connected. The > others have adamantly done nothing. > > Since all I know of printing would go in a gnat's eye, and Alpine > has several printing options (none of which I understand well), my first > thought is to try to find out if I have a pure Alpine problem, a pure > CUPS problem, or something else. Can anybody tell?? > Dumb question - is the new printer connection set as the default printer? I am guessing that the USB connection through the KVM switch was the default printer on each machine. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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