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I am trying to connect to a remote printer using IPP protocol from a Vista machine. Can anyone point me to some instructions. IPP stands for Internet Printing Protocol - seehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Printing_Protocol

The owner of the linux server it is running on has given my the URL ipp://hostname/printers/printername

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I'm guessing if you're conencting via IPP, the printer is on a CUPS server

CUPS uses port 631, so you'll need to use something like http://192.168.0.1:631 for the host

Assuming you're connecting to a CUPS printer, your full URL will be in the format

http://192.168.0.1:631/printers/printer_name

substituting in the IP address of your print server and the printer name you specified in CUPS as appropriate

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Did that solve the problem for you? –  Rob Cowell Nov 10 '10 at 10:45

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