Xubuntu way to add printer? (was Feedback & Suggestions)

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Tue May 2 06:21:04 UTC 2006


>
>
> If you run firefox (or other browser) with gksudo, can you currently
> access the printer config page?  If so, how bad of a solution would it
> be to include a script labeled "Printer Config" which opens a browser
> to the config page with gksudo?
>
> The CUPS admin page is pretty good for installing printers and it's
> already installed. If the security issues could be addressed, I'd
> rather use that than install more software.
>

I think for now the best way is to document how to enable the CUPS web
interface which
is disabled for security reasons, and use that for adding a printer. I heard
it is easier to use
in cups 1.2 than it was in 1.1

Jani
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