On Thursday 08 February 2007 15:17, Philip Trickett (List) wrote:
> 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.
Sorry, but my experience differs.
I am running Fedora-6,
and I find system-config-printer (if that is what you are referring to)
It is guaranteed to stop any printer working indefinitely.
There are 3 or 4 printer config programs under Fedora,
all of which do different things,
none of them what is needed.
Why can't they ask sensible questions, as Windows does?
"Is the printer attached to this machine?"
"If not, what machine is it attached to?"
> Mind you, it does seem to have problems with printers that support
> internet printing protocol.
Isn't that what CUPS is for?
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