[Solved] CUPS lpd settings

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[Solved] CUPS lpd settings

Postby gmoore » 21 Oct 2014, 19:59

I need to set the ldp setting as a specific user. lpd://<user>@<printer>/<queue> When I try this with the wizard I get file://dev/null for my printer connection setting in CUPS.
If I set the printer up with ldp://<printer>/<queue> the jobs make it to the print server but the Kiosk guest user is not authorized to print and that would be a concern to just let any account named guest print.
Is there a way to change the ldp settings? I don't know how to find/change the printers.conf.

Porteus Kiosk 3.1.1
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Re: CUPS lpd settings

Postby fanthom » 21 Oct 2014, 20:05

hello gmoore,

i dont know the answer yet but will try to recreate your scenario and find a fix on Thursday.

thanks for reporting
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Re: CUPS lpd settings

Postby fanthom » 21 Oct 2014, 21:50

this bug is fixed now (was easier than i thought). please download 3.1.2 kiosk ISO and check if it works for you.

thanks
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Re: [Solved] CUPS lpd settings

Postby gmoore » 22 Oct 2014, 14:15

Works beautifully. Thanks a ton.
In the Kiosk Wizard it is now possible to set an lpd string as ldp://<user>@<printer>/<queue> as of version 3.1.2

Tested with:
Porteus Kiosk version 3.1.2
Pharos print server
HP Laserjet 4250
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