network printer

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at
Fri Dec 15 13:12:31 UTC 2006

norman wrote:

> Recently I had excellent tuition on how to set up a network printer by
> editing /etc/cups/cups.d/ports.conf. Two days ago I changed from 6.06.1
> to 6.10 so, I assumed no problem. To my chagrin I find that there is no
> folder called ports.conf. I don't want to risk messing up my machine so
> advice again please.
> Do I simply use the editor to make a file called ports.conf with
> Listen*:631 and add it to the cups.d folder. Then follow with
> sudo /etc/init.d/cupsys.
> I anxiously await your advice.
> Norman
what about trying http://localhost:631 and install the network printer from

Kind regards

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