[avahi] Avahi and CUPS?
lennart at poettering.net
Tue Jul 25 06:42:30 PDT 2006
On Tue, 25.07.06 09:41, Norman Ramsey (nr at eecs.harvard.edu) wrote:
> > 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.
Could you point me to this documentation?
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