[Bug 74466] Re: Multiples of the same printer show when adding a printer

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 09:25:28 GMT 2006


Sorry, forhrt about my last comment, I didn't see that you were still in
the printer auto-detection step. Here you see the printer twice as it is
once directly detected by CUPS through its "usb" backend and once via
HPLIP via the "hp" CUPS backend.

If you run "lpinfo -v" or use the CUPS web interface
(http://localhost:631/admin/) you will also see two entries for your
printer.

In the CUPS web interface you can clearly distinguish the two entries,
all printer setup tools should do so, as it can always happen that more
than one CUPS backend can be suitable for one and the same printer.

gnome-cups-manager is not maintained any more and will be replaced by
printerdrake. printerdrake suppresses the non-HPLIP entry. See also

https://blueprints.launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/printerdrake


** Changed in: foomatic-db (Ubuntu)
Sourcepackagename: foomatic-db => gnome-cups-manager
       Status: Needs Info => In Progress

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Multiples of the same printer show when adding a printer
https://launchpad.net/bugs/74466



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