[cups.general] printer location??

Ben anonymous at easysw.com
Sat Jul 3 06:47:45 PDT 2004

Phil Reynolds wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 05:09:40AM +0000, Ben wrote:
> > hi everyone,
> >
> > I'm using lexmark z12 printer and I've set up CUPS. I tried to add a printer from the web application... It asks for the printer location. Is this the serial or parallel port or is it something else? I tried using the ports and also the IP address of my machine but it gives me the error: "The printer name may only contain up to 127 printable characters."
> >
> > Can someone tell me what am i doing wrong??
> The location field is basically "free" - it's intended for when you have
> multiple similar printers. I have nevertheless completed mine - for
> instance "In bedroom on shelves" for one of my two printers.

Then how would it know where my printer is?? I'm not sure how to make it work... i feel it's not detecting my ports somehow...

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