Apple and CUPS

Michael Torrie torriem at
Fri Apr 24 12:26:17 MDT 2009

Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> Now that Apple owns CUPS, I'll bet I don't have this problem in a year
> or two, but until then, here is my hangup...
> I can't get OSX machines to automatically detect a CUPS server and its
> printers.  It's running CentOS 4.2 with a pretty vanilla CUPS config.
> I've googled it and tried changing all of the settings that looked
> suspect, but in the end, it's not working.
> Any thoughts about where I should focus my efforts in a second round
> of trouble shooting?

Add this line to Apple's cupsd.conf:

BrowseRemoteProtocols all
BrowseProtocols All

Then the BrowsePolling or broadcasts should work fine.

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