Re: Fedora 12/13 network printer oddness

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On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 15:47 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote: 
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Aaron Konstam <[email protected]> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 08:52 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> >> On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Tim <[email protected]> wrote:
> >> > On Fri, 2010-06-11 at 16:00 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> >> >> No, it's connected through IPP:
> >> >>
> >> >> ipp://hobbes.localdomain:631/printers/Photosmart-C5500-series
> >> >
> >> > Does "hobbes.localdomain" always resolve to the print server's IP
> >> > address?  And does it do so on the other client computers?
> >> >
> >>
> >> Yup, I'm not using anything special, it's just a home network with all
> >> the IP->Host translations in /etc/hosts.
> >>
> >> I think it has something to do with my wife's laptop but I have no
> >> idea what's going on. I scanned her IP with nmap and it couldn't find
> >> any trace that her laptop is even there, however, all network
> >> connections coming FROM her laptop continue to work fine. I was out of
> >> town this weekend so I haven't had a lot of time to see what's going
> >> on but I'm going to try shutting down the firewall completely to see
> >> if it makes a difference. I don't think it will. I tried that last
> >> week just to see if the printer auto-discovery would work but I'm
> >> going to shut it down and try nmap again.
> >>
> >> Richard
> >
> > Is your wife's laptop running Linux? If not it may not see the printer
> > and you might have to use samba.
> 
> Yes, I should have been more explicit, but both machines were F12 or
> F13 at the same time.
> 
> Richard

When you use system-config-printer on the server is the printer marked
as shared? Assuming you have a ADSL router on your network does the web
interface ofthe router show her machine?
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