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Author: dng@d404.nl
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Connect Mac laptop to linux printer
On 09-04-2023 20:12, Haines Brown wrote:
> Thanks, Ian, I certainly does mix them. Decided to hvae my linux box
> (Daedalus) be a print server for the Mac laptop. But I find that the
> guideline to set linux up as a print server makes no sense. That is
> ends with cross your fingers and hope is not very ecouraging.
> For example, I'm told to modify /etc/cups/cupsd.conf by changing
> the Listen line to " Listen *:49631". Or should that line be added?
> It says further he print location section should look like this:
>    <Location /printers>
>           Order allow,deny
>             Allow 192.168.0.*
>             Allow 192.168.1.*
>     </Location>

> I have no such Line or section in my cupsd.conf.
> Apparently making these chages will make the linux box into a print
> server wheb CUPS is restarted.

I did not change /etc/cups/cupsd.conf directly but used the webbased
interface on It is a bit easier that way
even with a text based browser from cli.