print job gui for remote access
On Sat, 26 May 2012 00:05:40 +0200
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
> Frank Cox wrote:
> > Users on Machine A with rights to log into and run jobs on Machine B using
> > ssh want to be able to view and cancel print jobs on Machine B.
> > This is easily accomplished via the commandline with lpq and lprm, but is
> > there a GUI that I can give them? I have them running things like scribus
> > using launchers like "ssh -X machineb scribus" and would like to provide
> > similar functionality for the printer job control.
> if machine B is running cups, perhaps using the cups web interface? it
> should be running on port 631 (and has to be configured to allow this).
While that would work, I can imagine my phone ringing with questions about why
someone's printer disappeared. I'm really just trying to front-end lpq and
If I have to I'll write something to do this since it's not a complicated
thing and it's an excuse to play with gtk, but I don't want to re-invent the
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