Cups not working
pauls at utdallas.edu
Wed Feb 27 23:19:19 UTC 2008
--On Wednesday, February 27, 2008 23:57:48 +0100 Mel
<fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 February 2008 23:02:31 Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> When I got to http://localhost:631/ I see the text (source) of the webpage
>> rather than the page. (Cupsd is running.) I see this in
>> localhost - - [27/Feb/2008:15:58:21 -0600] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 304 0 - -
>> localhost - - [27/Feb/2008:15:58:45 -0600] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 304 0 - -
>> localhost - - [27/Feb/2008:15:59:08 -0600] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 304 0 - -
>> What am I missing?
> You're missing the first request. 304 means it should be in your browser
> Either way, if you're seeing the source, it most likely means the webserver
> sends text/plain as mime-type.
> curl -s -o /dev/null --dump-header /dev/stdout http://localhost:631/
> should shed some light on it.
Thanks. That does shed some light on it.
# curl -s -o /dev/null -dump-header /dev/stdout http://localhost:631/
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"
<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<LINK REL="STYLESHEET" TYPE="text/css" HREF="/cups.css">
<P>Enter your username and password or the root username and password to access
this page. If you are using Kerberos authentication, make sure you have a valid
So I'm not being prompted for a login. If I go to http://localhost:631?, I can
see the home page, but I can't get to anything because I'm not logged in.
Since I'm never prompted for a login, it's a catch-22.
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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