intrepid howto for adding a printer?

Jussi Schultink jussi01 at
Fri Oct 31 16:42:12 GMT 2008


On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 6:16 PM, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at> wrote:
> Does anyone know where there are detailed instructions as to how to add a
> CUPS-based printer under intrepid?
> I have such a printer:
> 1. a computer running hardy can access it perfectly
> 2. The lack of "Printers" under System Configuration in intrepid confused
> me, but there's a "Printing" application accessible from the system menu. So
> that's what I tried to use. The fact that it doesn't even seem to require
> root privs is bothering, though.
> 3. I note that the printer does not appear in the list of remote printers
> (even though I have "show printers shared by other systems ticked), so I had
> to try to add it manually. Obviously, I did something wrong.

Try navigating to: http://localhost:631

hope this helps,


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