CUPS and Kubuntu Dapper

Laszlo Pandy laszlok2 at
Fri Mar 24 13:20:28 GMT 2006

I just removed my printer completely, then re-added it using KDEPrint. It 
still works fine. I don't see how having GNOME installed (which is not 
currently running) could allow KDE to access the cups server, and allow KDE 
to properly add and remove printers.
So yes, cups does still it work fine for me.

On Friday 24 March 2006 4:17 am, 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.
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