printer sharing problem

Gary Kirkpatrick pegngaryubuntu at
Mon Apr 19 02:32:17 UTC 2010

On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 12:36 PM, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
> On 04/18/2010 06:01 AM, Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
>> I have a Dell notebook 10 connected to a Canon printer.  I have a HP
>> laptop running 9.1/Vista.  I have enabled printer sharing under
>> admin/printing/server.  I can not print from HP from ubuntu nor Vista
>> (which half the time can not display the notebook's contents anyway).
>> This arrangement has worked before- I have been able to print from the
>> HP.  I can transfer files back and forth between the Ubuntu computers.
>> There is a wireless router.
> Assuming that all are on the same subnet, how have you configured your
> printer settings? On Ubuntu: System|Administration|Printing|Printer|Shared
> On the HP:
> - Does the printer show up?
> - How are you trying to connect? I recommend using ipp:
> ipp://<target>.local:631/printers/<printername>
>  or
> ipp://<ipaddress>:631/printers/<printername>
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On system-admin printer is shared.  The printer does not show up on
the HP.  Trying to connect.   i have never used ipp- is this a
terminal command?  Just trying to connect by printing.  Used to work
just by doing that.


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