[avahi] Avahi and CUPS?
nr at eecs.harvard.edu
Tue Jul 25 06:41:46 PDT 2006
> On Tue, 25.07.06 09:13, Norman Ramsey (nr at eecs.harvard.edu) wrote:
> > Last week I was traveling, and avahi-browse worked perfectly
> > in finding printers. Unfortunately, I could not persuade CUPS
> > of the existence of these printers. Perhaps I should be asking
> > on a CUPS list, but is there some trick to it? (I thought other
> > Avahi users might know.)
> > The parts of my /etc/cups/cupsd.conf that I believe to be relevant are:
> > # Show shared printers on the local network.
> > Browsing On
> > BrowseOrder allow,deny
> > BrowseAllow from @LOCAL
> > BrowseProtocols dnssd cups
> > BrowseRemoteProtocols dnssd cups
> > BrowseLocalProtocols dnssd cups
> AFAIK CUPS upstream doesn't support browsing for printers with either
> Bonjour or Avahi.
Hmm. The documentation clearly lists 'dnssd' as an option, but maybe
Avahi is considered 'mdnsd'? In any case, thanks for the quick answer.
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