[svlug] help configuring cups

Paul Zander paulz at ieee.org
Mon May 12 21:55:00 PDT 2003


You can bring up the CUPS control center by pointing a browser to:

http://localhost:631

>From there you will quickly find the place to install printers.  All
you need to know is the IP address and the make/model.  What you assign
for printername is arbitrary, but probably will want to use the name
used by other computers.

Paul

>There are a couple of laser printers at work that I can print to from
a 
>sun
>box using lpr or lp.  All I really know about them is their IP address

>and
>make/model.  How would I go about setting them up in cups?  I've tried
>tinkering around with it, but I can't seem to anywhere.  I've used
>lpd://printername and that didn't seem to get me anywhere.  I'd
usually 
>use
>this printer by typing lpr -Pprintername under Solaris.
>
>thx
>
>Matt Billenstein




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