kubuntu vs cups, shared printers aren't.

Alvin info at alvin.be
Thu Mar 17 08:18:07 UTC 2011

On Thursday 17 March 2011 08:58:31 gene heskett wrote:
> Greetings folks;
> This box, a 32 bit pclos install, claims that cups is sharing all my
> printers.
> But since I re-installed Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS on my milling machines box I
> can't see or use the printers from that box.
> What is the exact syntax to query for available printers on the local
> network?
> lpinfo either returns nothing or a syntax error, while this box claims they
> are shared.

still, $ lpinfo -v should give you a complete listing.

> This did work flawlessly when that box had kubuntu 6.06 LTS on it.
> Any clues?

Have you changed /etc/cups/cupsd.conf?
Check if your machine is listening with # netstat -ptln | grep cups

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