[cups] Can't print remote

Brian Potkin claremont102 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 06:26:44 PST 2019

On Tue 05 Feb 2019 at 08:55:31 -0500, Vince Radice wrote:

> I don't understand what I need to do. I have configured the printer on
> Vince2 using the CUPS gui in Firefox.  CUPS found it and it is in the CUPS
> list.  If I try to use the CUPS GUI to print a test page, it fails.  If I
> try to use Firefox to print something, the printer is listed but, again, if
> I try to print something, it does not work.  What do I need to do to print
> over the network. I am getting tired of hooking up a cble whenever I want to
> print something.

On vince2 execute this command (as root):

lpinfo -v

>From it you can get the network URI of a queue on carol.

Now do (again as root):

lpadmin -p printerq -v <URI> -E -m everywhere

printerq should be displayed in Firefox.


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