ot, cups question

luke speakup at lists.tacticus.com
Sat Aug 30 00:34:05 EDT 2008

On Wed, 27 Aug 2008, Gregory Nowak wrote:

> Thanks. What I was getting at though, was if cups can act as an lpd
> server, (I.E. accept connections on tcp 515, using the lpd
> protocol). From my reading, it looks like cups can only act as an ipp
> server, accepting connections on tcp 631, using the ipp protocol, and
> I wanted to confirm if my impressions are correct or not.

You may want to research cups-lpd, as it may do what you need.

Cups is known to attach to port 515, although whether it implements the 
protocol correctly, I have no idea.

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