cups configuration

Timothy Murphy gayleard at
Sun Jul 12 12:32:38 UTC 2009

Tim wrote:

>> I want to configure cups on laptops so that people could add any printer
>> they want, and choose the default printer they want too.
> What do you mean by adding a printer?  One that's available over the
> network?  (That should happen automatically.) 

I've never found printers on my LAN are found automatically.
I have to give the IP address, eg .

Incidentally, CUPS seems to have regressed under Fedora-11 (KDE).
The web-page that comes up on browsing to localhost:631
seems much less clear than before.

Timothy Murphy  
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