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108 - CUPS (Common UNIX Printing SystemTM)

The Common UNIX Printing SystemTM, or CUPS, is the software you use to print from applications like the web browser
you are using to read this page. It converts the page descriptions produced by your application into something your printer
can understand and then sends the information to the printer for printing.

Every printer manufacturer does things differently, printing can be very complicated. CUPS does its best to hide this from you
and your application so that you can concentrate on printing and less on how to print.

Before printer setup, you need to install the following package.
Current Version: cups-1.3.7-8.el5_3.6

* Edit /etc/cups/cupsd.conf

From a local computer, you change the configuration.

# Restrict access to the admin pages...
<Location /admin>
#  Encryption Required
  Encryption Never
  Order allow,deny
  Allow @LOCAL
  Allow 192.168.10.*
</Location>

# Restrict access to configuration files...
<Location /admin/conf>
  AuthType Default
  Require user @SYSTEM
  Order allow,deny
  Allow @LOCAL
  Allow 192.168.10.*
</Location>

# Only listen for connections from the local machine.
Listen 631
Listen /var/run/cups/cups.sock

URL: http://myprintserver:631/

 

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