Jaunty: How to install a USB printer?

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu May 7 03:05:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 07:23 -0400, Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI wrote:
> 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)

There ya go! Ric

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