Re: Use of Cups printing in a home network.

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On Tuesday 04 July 2006 00:33, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-07-03 at 17:36 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Monday 03 July 2006 17:28, Tim wrote:
> > > The clients should have the original
> > > default cupsd.conf and client.conf files (they need nothing done to
> > > them for browsing to work).
> >
> > Your comment about the client.conf file surprises me, as I have always
> > had to add the server name in there - though nothing else.  Could it be
> > that it is only needed if some other package doesn't provide the info? 
> > Clutching at straws, but if some of us need it and others don't...
> >
> > Anne
> No entry is needed in the clent.conf file if the machines are on the
> same lan. In fact if you put that line in a clients client.conf file the
> machine will not be able to print to a local printer on the client
> machine.
That seems reasonable.  None of my clients have a local printer, so I hadn't 
thought of that.  Naturally putting the server address in will force it to 
use that one.


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