DoC Computing Support Group

Configure a CUPS installation to automatically poll the DoC IPP server

NOTE: These steps are unlikely to be successful if your local username is not the same as your College one. Similarly, this service is only accessible from within College networks -- it will not work from off-site.

1. Stop the CUPS daemon, e.g. using /etc/init.d/cups stop or your local equivalent. (if CUPS is not installed on your machine, you will need to do that first. Perhaps try: aptitude install cups)

2. Edit /etc/cups/cupsd.conf, as root, in your editor of choice. Update the configuration to include the following:

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3. Start CUPS again, e.g. using /etc/init.d/cups start or your local equivalent.

4. If everything has worked as intended, multiple new printer entries should appear in your applications' document printing dialog.


guides/printing/cupspolling (last edited 2010-12-17 16:31:16 by dwm)