[Wine] No printers visible on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Martin Gregorie martin at gregorie.org
Mon Mar 7 03:37:28 CST 2011

On Sun, 2011-03-06 at 19:13 -0600, davelasker wrote:
> James McKenzie wrote:
> > On 3/6/11 5:43 PM, davelasker wrote:
> > 
> > > 1) I can go to http://localhost:631/printers and manage CUPS.
> > > 
> > Can you 'see' your printers at this location?  You should get back a 
> > list of installed printers, even if they are networked.
> Yes, I can see all of my installed printers at http://localhost:631/printers.
Is your CUPS server set to 'publish shared printers connected to this
system'? If not, make it so. 

Reason: there are two ways for a program to talk to the CUPS server: (1)
via lpr and (2) via a TCP/IP port. Wine uses the latter which, on the
RedHat Fedora distro anyway, is blocked by default.


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