Configuring a printer on a server without a GUI

Ed Greshko ed.greshko at
Tue Nov 11 22:32:36 UTC 2014

On 11/12/14 06:14, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 11/10/2014 10:19 PM, Dario Lesca wrote:
>>  From console or a ssh shell run:
>> $ sudo cupsctl _remote_admin=1
> After installing cups (not part of minimal), I got:
> # cupsctl _remote_admin=1
> cupsctl: Unable to connect to server: Bad file descriptor 

This indicates that the cups services are not running....

systemctl enable cups
systemctl start cups

then cupsctl

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