CUPS and Kubuntu Dapper

Kenny Duffus kenny at
Fri Mar 24 10:09:46 GMT 2006

On Friday 24 March 2006 09:17, Miquel Torres wrote:
> > After upgrading my breezy install to dapper, CUPS was broken as you
> > described.
> > However after formatting and doing a clean re-install of kubuntu flight-5
> > it
> > works fine. The only thing I did differently was add the printer from
> > within
> > GNOME, but i can print from kde, and the systemsettings print
> > configuration
> > no longer complains about not being able to connect to the server.
> > As far as I know, CUPS works fine in dapper.
> Well, that is the problem. CUPS config works only with GNOME. If you don't
> add the printer from within GNOME as you did, KDEPrint won't be able to do
> it. I wouldn't say that CUPS works fine in dapper Kubuntu if you first need
> to use GNOME to set it up. Of course, in Ubuntu they don't have such a
> problem and it works perfectly.

printing doesn't work for me atm and i have cups setup to use a remote cups 
server, so the problem is more complicated than that



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