Subject: Re: CUPS
To: Shigeki UNO <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/02/2003 10:40:31
On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Shigeki UNO wrote:

> CUPS which I installed is cups-1.1.14nb1, which is kind of (rather?) old.

In pkgsrc, cups has been updated to 1.1.18 which includes several
security fixes. (Thank you jlam.) (Consider using audit-packages to check
this and other security issues.)

On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Shigeki UNO wrote:

> >> Next, I tried accessing to "http://localhost:631/" with w3m but nothing
> >> happens. I mean, w3m can't access that URL.  Someone said in an old mail
> >> that several web browsers can't access to the above URL. Is that so?

Check your cups logs under /var/log/cups/.

Also, note that cups has a slow startup; in my experiences (on different
systems), the cups' http service doesn't start listening for 30 seconds to
a minute or longer.

   Jeremy C. Reed