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    213<h1>A CUPS and eCS (OS/2) How To</h1>
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    365347<p><br><a name="cupsgui"></a>
    366348<h3>Using the CUPS Web Interface</h3>
    367 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb01.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb01.png" alt="[CUPS GUI - Top page]" width="35%" align="right"></a>
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    368353Once you've finished installing CUPS, you should make sure that it's up and running by opening the
    369354CUPS web interface.  This is the main configuration tool for managing CUPS on your system.  You
    370355can use it to create and manage printers, enable other computers to access your CUPS printers,
    371 diagnose potential problems, and so on.</p>
     356diagnose potential problems, and so on.
    372357
    373358<p>Fire up your web browser and point it at <a href="http://localhost:631/">http://localhost:631/</a>.
     
    400385<p><br><a name="cupsprint"></a>
    401386<h3>Creating &amp; Configuring a CUPS Printer</h3>
    402 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb02.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb02.png" alt="[CUPS GUI - Administration page]" width="35%" align="right" class="screen"></a>
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    403391First of all, if your printer is locally-attached (e.g. via USB port), make sure that it is
    404392turned on.</p>
     
    411399
    412400<a name="add_device"></a><h4 style="clear: right;">Selecting the printer connection</h4>
    413 
    414 <p style="clear: right;"><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb03.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb03.png" alt="[Add Printer - Device]" width="35%" align="right" class="screen"></a>
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    415405When you select <i>Add Printer</i>, CUPS scans for available printers.  Any locally-attached
    416406printers that it finds will be shown as selectable options on the following screen.  It may also
     
    432422    This assumes, of course, that everything is working as it should.  Refer to the box below if
    433423    you are having trouble getting your USB printer recognized by CUPS.</p>
    434     <p style="clear: right;"><div class="aside">
     424    <p style="clear: right;"><div style="border: thin solid black; background: #f0f0f0; font-size: smaller; padding: 0 0.5em 0 0.5em;">
    435425    <p>If your CUPS version is older than 1.3.11, you may need to download the USB backend
    436426    separately from
     
    487477    printers with CUPS.</p>
    488478
    489     <p style="clear: right;"><div class="aside"><p>In fact, the current CUPS port does include a
     479    <p style="clear: right;"><div style="border: thin solid black; background: #f0f0f0; font-size: smaller; padding: 0 0.5em 0 0.5em;"><p>In fact, the current CUPS port does include a
    490480    parallel port backend (driver), but it is completely untested due to the fact that none of
    491481    developers/testers actually has a parallel-port printer.  So the above workaround may or may
     
    498488    connection protocol and address in a URL-like syntax).</p>
    499489
    500     <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb03a.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb03a.png" alt="[Add Printer - URI]" width="35%" align="right" class="screen"></a>
    501     The format of the URI indicates which network protocol to use, and specifies the necessary
     490    <p>The format of the URI indicates which network protocol to use, and specifies the necessary
    502491    options.  You have a choice of several different protocols; obviously, use whichever one your
    503492    network printer or print server supports.</p>
     
    516505    you're not sure). For shared printers on a Windows server, use Samba.</p>
    517506
    518     <p style="clear: right;"><div class="aside">
     507    <p style="clear: right;"><div style="border: thin solid black; background: #f0f0f0; font-size: smaller; padding: 0 0.5em 0 0.5em;">
    519508    <p>If you installed CUPS from ZIP files, be aware that support for Samba is not included by
    520509    default.  If you want to use Samba, you need to first obtain the Samba Client Utilities package
     
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    535 
    536 <p>Select the <i>Continue</i> button when you are done with this section.</p>
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     528<p style="clear: right;">Select the <i>Continue</i> button when you are done with this section.</p>
    537529
    538530<a name="add_name"></a><h4 style="clear: right;">Identifying the printer</h4>
    539 
    540 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb04.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb04.png" alt="[Add Printer - Name/Description]" width="35%" align="right" class="screen"></a>
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    541535On the next page, you will be asked to give your printer a name, which CUPS itself will use to
    542536identify it.  You will also need to enter a description and a location; these are for the benefit
     
    557551
    558552<a name="add_model"></a><h4 style="clear: right;">Selecting the printer model</h4>
    559 
    560 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb05.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb05.png" alt="[Add Printer - Model]" width="35%" align="right" class="screen"></a>
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    561557This is where you select your printer's make and model.  This is obviously pretty important as it
    562558determines the driver that CUPS will use.</p>
     
    586582
    587583<a name="add_options"></a><h4 style="clear: right;">Setting the default print options</h4>
    588 
    589 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb06.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb06.png" alt="[Add Printer - Default Options]" width="35%" align="right" class="screen"></a>
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    590588<p>After clicking <i>Add Printer</i> on the screen above, CUPS will load the options for the
    591589printer. This can take a little while &mdash; it is a good idea to have a look through and make
     
    596594been configured successfully.</p>
    597595
    598 <p style="clear: right;"><div class="aside">
     596<p style="clear: right;"><div style="border: thin solid black; background: #f0f0f0; font-size: smaller; padding: 0 0.5em 0 0.5em;">
    599597<p>If you see an "Internal Server Error" message right after configuring a printer, just reload
    600598the top-level page of the CUPS web interface.  This seems to be a (relatively) harmless bug that
     
    604602
    605603<a name="cupstest"></a><h4 style="clear: right;">Testing the CUPS printer</h4>
    606 
    607 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb07.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb07.png" alt="[CUPS GUI - Printers page]" align="right" width="35%" class="screen"></a>
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    608608Click on the Printers tab.  The new printer should be listed.</p>
    609609<p>Click on the queue name to view the printer details.</p>
    610610<p>Under the <i>Maintenance</i> dropdown, choose "Print Test Page".  If all goes well the CUPS test
    611611page should pop out of the printer looking fine.</p>
    612 <p style="clear: right;"><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb08.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/cupsweb08.png" alt="[CUPS GUI - Printers Details]" width="35%" class="screen"></a></p>
    613 
    614 
    615 <a name="cupslpr"></a><h4 style="clear: right;">Printing from CUPS</h4>
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     618<a name="cupslpr"></a><h4 style="clear: left;">Printing from CUPS</h4>
    616619<p>You should now be able to print files using CUPS's own internal tools.</p>
    617620<p>The basic CUPS print command is <tt>\cups\bin\lpr.exe</tt>.  (This is <strong>not</strong> the
     
    655658be called "Local printer" in some versions).</p>
    656659
    657 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/obj_create01.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/obj_create01.png" alt="[Install New Printer Driver]" width="35%" align="right" class="screen"></a>
    658 On the "Create a Printer" dialog, select the <i>Install new printer driver</i> button.</p>
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     664<p>On the "Create a Printer" dialog, select the <i>Install new printer driver</i> button.</p>
    659665
    660666<p>Select the <i>Other eComstation printer driver</i> radio-button, and enter the path to where you
     
    666672automatically when this is done; if it doesn't, just click on <i>Cancel</i>.)</p>
    667673
    668 <p style="clear: right;"><div class="aside">
     674<p style="clear: right;"><div style="border: thin solid black; background: #f0f0f0; font-size: smaller; padding: 0 0.5em 0 0.5em;">
    669675<p>If your printer model isn't shown in the list here, but <em>was</em> listed in CUPS, it means
    670676that the PPD for that printer was not pre-imported into the ECUPS (or ECUPS-HP) driver.</p>
     
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    680 <p><a href="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/obj_create02.png"><img src="/ecups/attachment/wiki/HowTo/obj_create02.png" alt="[Create a Printer]" width="35%" class="screen"></a></p>
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     690<p style="clear: left;"></p>
    681691<p>When you are back on the "Create a Printer" dialog, the new driver should appear. Select the
    682692driver, and also type a name for your printer into the entryfield at the top.</p>