How to recover printers on fresh install

Tim Waugh twaugh at
Tue Jun 1 08:25:27 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 21:35 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> That printers.conf file plus the contents of the /etc/cups/ppd directory
> may be all you need to copy, but that assumes the old ppd files
> and wot-not are compatible, your mileage may vary with that :-).

Yes, that's all you need; and /etc/cups/classes.conf if you had any
classes defined.  Don't forget to install whichever drivers you were
using previously.


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