[CentOS] what causes CUPS to dis-enable a printer?

Paul Johnson pauljohn32 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 19:12:36 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Dave <tdbtdb+centos at gmail.com> wrote:

> Would it (should it) eventually notice that the server is back and re-enable
> itself just as automatically as it disabled itself?
> Dave

I found several people who offer cron scripts to do exactly that!  It
is amazing what you find after you learn the correct thing to Google
for!  Here, the magic words are "lpstat" and "enabled"


"How do I start (enable) printer queues from a cron job in Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4?"

Paul E. Johnson
Professor, Political Science
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 504
University of Kansas

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