[RndTbl] CUPS -- printing to a printer on the LAN

Mel Seder melseder at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 26 00:11:29 CDT 2002

The following was clipped from the CUPS Manual

Automatic Configuration of Print Queues

CUPS supports automatic client configuration of printers on the same
subnet. To configure printers on the same subnet, do nothing. Each
client should see the available printers within 30 seconds
automatically. The printer and class lists are updated automatically as
printers and servers are added or removed.

My downstairs computer has no printer attached to it.  The only printer
I have is connected to my upstairs computer.  I'd like to be able to
print jobs on the upstairs computer when I am logged into the
downstairs computer.

My question is;

I couldn't/didn't find any examples in the manual that explained what
has to be done in a "for dummies" fashion.

Do I have to have the CUPS service started and active on the downstairs
computer so that it can function as a client of the upstairs computer
where the printer is attached?

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