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Re: printers




On Thursday 13 December 2018 15:43:22 basti wrote:

> On 13.12.18 20:44, mick crane wrote:
> > I think I must be getting elderly
> > I have a debian buster PC that works as a print server. I can send
> > files to it from windows and I can print from it by typing
> > "lpr filename"
> > I think I set it up with the cups web interface.
> >
> > I have another debian buster PC that I sometimes fiddle about on and
> > I'd like to type on that.
> > "lpr filename"
> > I don't want the cups sever on it just to print
>
> is the cups server runing on IP 10.0.0.107 ?
> what does "ss -tulpen | grep 631" say?
>
> > I typed
> > "lpadmin -U mick -h http://10.0.0.107:631 -d
> > HP_LaserJet_4000_series" hoping it might do something but says
> > "Unable to connect to server: No such file or directory"
>
> you can install cups-client on this machine an then create a file
> /etc/cups/client.conf like:
>
> ServerName 10.0.0.107
>
> > I attempted to use the GUI from the desktop System/Print Settings
> > where I hoped I could put in sensible values but it says it is
> > locked and ask for authentication.
> > I put in the root password but it won't do anything
> > why might that be then ?
>
> is root in the lpamin group?

Did you mean the lpadmin group?
>
> > mick



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