[arch-general] Cups 1.6 printer discovery

mike cloaked mike.cloaked at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 16:58:53 EDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 9:50 PM, mike cloaked <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:

>> OK I have avahi-daemon running on both client and server - and have
>> just opened up port 5353 on both machines (mdns)
>> avahi-browse --all now sees the printer and opening a browser on
>> localhost:631 and asking to find new printers now sees the cups shared
>> printer and I can now complete a set of menu options and it has set it
>> up nicely.  Now the printer is seen on print options - so this is a
>> great success.
>> I think the main key item was opening port 5353 on the firewall....
>> Thank you for your help.

Actually I am not quite there - the printer appears set up but when I
tried printing to it nothing came through on the printer!

A little more investigation needed now....
mike c

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