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Re: CUPS, Alpine, and printserving

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 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.


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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