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Re: [SLE] who can telll me what CUPS is?
  • From: Thibaut Cousin <cousin@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 08:55:11 +0100
  • Message-id: <200211070855.12228.cousin@xxxxxxxx>
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Le Mercredi 6 Novembre 2002 23:14, rex a écrit :
> Thibaut Cousin <cousin@xxxxxxxx> [2002-11-06 07:08]:
> > Oh, that's another good point with CUPS: you can configure and play
> > with the server very easily. Type "http://localhost:631"; in your browser,
> > login=root, and you have a web interface for the CUPS server. You can
> > restart queues, configure them, etc.
>
> That would be nice but it doesn't work here. As both a user and as root it
> fails.
>
> Mozilla returns:
>
> The connection was refused when attempting to contact localhost:631
>
> Konqueror returns:
>
> An error occured while loading http://localhost:631:
>
> Could not connect to host localhost (port 631)
>
> This is with SuSE 8.0.
>
> Thanks for the clear explanation.

CUPS is not installed by default in SuSE 8.0. What I said will work only if
the full CUPS server is installed (if I remember correctly, there are four
packages cups-something to install). Did you do that?

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Thibaut Cousin
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