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setting up remote printing

Try using cups to setup the network printer. I'm using debian 2.4.18 on
my workstation and am connecting to a netgear printserver box to print
and it works.

On Tue, 2003-05-20 at 11:58, John Chambers wrote:
> | I'm trying to set up my laptop and my server so that typing "lpr" on the
> | laptop sends a file to the printer that's connected on the server.  I
> | thought I followed all the instructions in the relevant HOWTO, but
> | something is obviously missing.  The laptop is running Debian stable,
> | and the server is running Debian unstable.
> |
> | sethg at belladonna:~$ echo 'This is a test' >test.txt
> | sethg at belladonna:~$ lpr test.txt
> | sethg at belladonna:~$ lpq
> | belladonna: waiting for queue to be enabled on petunia
> | Rank   Owner      Job  Files                                 Total Size
> | 1st    sethg      1    test.txt                              15 bytes
> |
> | petunia: /usr/sbin/lpd: lp: Your host does not have line printer access
> Dunno if Debian is the same, but on RedHat you can create a
> /etc/hosts.lpd file and fill it in with the IP addresses of
> machines that are allowed to use the  printer.   Maybe  you
> could  use  FQDNs,  too, but I haven't tried that.  Maybe I
> should test it.
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