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howtos:network_services:desktop_printer_sharing_cups [2016/08/15 05:42 (UTC)]
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howtos:network_services:desktop_printer_sharing_cups [2016/08/15 05:45 (UTC)]
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   lpadmin -p printer -o printer-is-shared=true   lpadmin -p printer -o printer-is-shared=true
  
-where '​printer'​ is the name of the CUPS printer (which can be found at [[http://​localhost:​631/​printers/​HP_LaserJet_M402dn|CUPS printers]]). Note that this will //not// cause the printer to show as "​Shared"​ on its CUPS page. E.g. my LaserJet says "​HP_LaserJet_M402dn (Idle, Accepting Jobs, **Not Shared**, Server Default)",​ however, this printer is in fact shared over the network. Adding the directive;+where '​printer'​ is the name of the CUPS printer (which can be found at [[http://​localhost:​631/​printers|CUPS printers]]). Note that this will //not// cause the printer to show as "​Shared"​ on its CUPS page. E.g. my LaserJet says "​HP_LaserJet_M402dn (Idle, Accepting Jobs, **Not Shared**, Server Default)",​ however, this printer is in fact shared over the network. Adding the directive;
   BrowseLocalProtocols dnssd   BrowseLocalProtocols dnssd
 will cause the printer to show up as "​Shared",​ but I believe this is referring to printer browsing, and probably requires avahi. At any rate, it is not necessary for the simple sharing setup described in this guide. will cause the printer to show up as "​Shared",​ but I believe this is referring to printer browsing, and probably requires avahi. At any rate, it is not necessary for the simple sharing setup described in this guide.

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