[CentOS] Re: CUPS and system-config-printer question

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Jul 14 22:01:03 UTC 2008

on 7-11-2008 4:17 PM Al Sparks spake the following:
> I was tasked with migrating a bunch of printer entries from one box to another.
> What I did is I got a list of printer names along with IP addresses and using the CUPS
>    lpadmin -p printer-name -E -v lpd://IP_ADDR/lp
> I loaded them onto the new machine running RHEL 4.6.
> Printer tests show that it works fine.  And if I use the CUPS web interface at
>     http://localhost:631
> Everything shows up.
> But if I launch the RH (and presumably CentOS works the same way) 
>     system-config-printer
> interface after adding the printers the CUPS way, nothing shows up in the RH interface.
> Probably not a big deal, but I have a colleague that will go nuts over this.  He's attached to his interfaces, but there was no way I was going to manually enter those printers in that interface.
> Where do I look to make that interface "see" the CUPS-only printers?
>    === Al
Did you try this?


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