How to recover printers on fresh install

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at
Tue Jun 1 01:02:09 UTC 2010

On Mon, 31 May 2010 20:48:48 -0400
Genes MailLists wrote:

>   I was running f12. I did a fresh install of f13 .. now does anyone
> know how to restore all the f12 printers onto f13 (I have backups of
> everything).

I just look at the old /etc/cups/printers.conf file and specify
the same printer URLs and descriptions again in system-config-printer.
(Run system-config-printer as root, or you'll be prompted for
root password about 4 times for each printer :-).

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