[xubuntu-users] Sharing printers
mellowcellofellow at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 01:54:26 UTC 2007
That URL is a local URL and won't work over the network. Cups supports the
Internet Printing Protocol very nicely.
If you change the portion in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf where it says:
Deny From All
Allow From 127.0.0.1
So that it allows from all, or allows from your local network, you can then
put the URL ipp://yourhost:631/printers/yourprinter into a Linux computer,
and something similar into Windows XP computers too, and it will now be a
If you need to share with Samba (Windows Networking) then I've tried that
but not actually gotten it to work. That's just me though. I'm sure someone
On 1/31/07, Skip Evans <skip at bigskypenguin.com> wrote:
> Hey Josh & all,
> On my machine it calls the local Device URI this:
> From this can you tell how I would share this
> printer with other machines on the network?
> Joshua Gardner wrote:
> > The URL for the printer depends on how you connect to it. smb:// is
> > printers
> > shared by Windows servers and is usually in the form
> > If the computer is on a UNIX server running CUPS, you can just use
> > ipp://servername:631/printers/printername to connect to it.
> > If I remember correctly there is a wizard in the printer config program
> > that
> > will generate a URL from the data you input.
> > -Josh
> > On 1/31/07, Skip Evans <skip at bigskypenguin.com> wrote:
> >> Hey all,
> >> I got my printer installed easy as pie on my local
> >> Xu machine, but another one on the network
> >> couldn't see it, even though it is marked shared
> >> under Settings -> Printing.
> >> This is what I did on the second machine (they are
> >> both on a simple LAN here):
> >> Settings -> Printing -> New Printer
> >> I then gave it a name in the three fields:
> >> HP-1022
> >> Then I hit the forward button where it asks me to
> >> Select Connection and has a field for Device URI,
> >> but I'm not sure what do to here.
> >> Can I provide the Device URI of the printer on my
> >> own machine here so the remote machine I am
> >> attempting to configure find it?
> >> Not sure how to get this URI.
> >> Any help, as always, greatly appreciated.
> >> Printer is a HP Laserjet 1022.
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