Jaunty: How to install a USB printer?

Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Wed May 6 12:23:20 BST 2009

On Wednesday 06 May 2009, my mailbox was graced by a missive
 from Jan Torben Heuer <jtnews at mail2004.dnsalias.org> who wrote:

> > I want to install a usb printer that's connected to my machine. I can't
> > figure out how to do this in jaunty.
> For me, running "system-config-printer" was the easiest solution. But it is
> a GNOME program and you may have to install it manually. Nevertheless, the
> printer will appear in KDE, too.

Install CUPS and do it through the web interface (http://localhost:631)
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