Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Ubuntu 9.10 & Cups Printing - Fixed

On my fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10, the printer management was not working.
When I opened system->printers, it was not connected. When I pressed connect, it gave an httpconnectionencryption message.

Some help bug files mentioned printer sharing, and editing the config file.

I found that my config files were blank.

I reinstalled through Software Center, but it turns out, that's only the gui.

I reinstalled Cups through the System -> Synaptic Package Manager, and now it is working.

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