cupsys - enable browsing or not?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Apr 26 18:00:50 BST 2006

On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 07:57:28AM +0200, Ante Karamatić wrote:
> But then gnome-cups-manager shouldn't tell the user that detecting LAN
> printers is bad, since it isn't (it opens 631 UDP port).

It exposes the user to a potential security risk by activating a network
service, and so it is appropriate to warn first.

 - mdz

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