On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 15:09 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> In fact I find it much easier to setup my remote CUPS printer under Windows XP
> than under Fedora.
> I just give the URL under Windows, and it seems to work.
> Under Fedora, there is some damned program
> that keeps altering the files in /etc/cups,
> giving insane permissions to non-existent printers.
> It works one day, and the next day CUPS is updated,
> and it doesn't work any more.
>> In a rational world, the CUPS designers would be behind bars.
Are you using Fedora core 6?
The printer admin tool on that is great, much better than previous ones,
and it nicely autodiscovers printers on the local network, allowing you
to just select a .ppd file and off you go.
Mind you, it does seem to have problems with printers that support
internet printing protocol.
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