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Bug 819 - remote printing configured wrong
Summary: remote printing configured wrong
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printtool
Version: 5.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-01-13 18:13 UTC by johnh
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-01-18 19:10:45 UTC

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Description johnh 1999-01-13 18:13:21 UTC
printtool v.3.27 attempted to configure printcap to allow
remote printing on HPLJ4.  Remote host complained 'no such
printer'.  I manually edited printcap (after saving a copy)
and got lucky as follows:

printcap, in part, read:

I committed the following change:

and printing worked as if printer was local to sending host.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-01-18 19:10:59 UTC
This was a problem with the installer of 5.1. It has been fixed in the
new installer with 5.2. You either upgrade to 5.2 or manually swap
them as you have already done.

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