Progress Re: Configuring a printer on a server without a GUI

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Thu Nov 13 01:37:28 UTC 2014

On 11/12/2014 02:34 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> On 11/13/14 06:54, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> On 11/12/2014 12:06 PM, poma wrote:
>>> On 12.11.2014 20:25, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>> This is interesting.  system-config-printer on my notebook does NOT show
>>>> the printer I configured with CUPS via the http interface.  So I did
>>> ...
>>> All your printers are here
>>> /etc/cups/printers.conf*
>> Interestingly there is /etc/cups/printers.conf and /etc/cups/printers.conf.0
> When a printer is modified the previous version of the config file is moved to printers.conf.0   This may happen even if there is no actual change.  I just made a change....

Ah.  Interesting.  Are only the two kept?  Because both have my 2 
printers and first I created one via the web interface, changed it, then 
created the second via system-config-printer remote and changed that.  
This implies either only a .0 being kept (prior version), or the web 
interface did not create it?

BTW, the server is F21-arm beta.  So next week I will probably be 
starting from scratch and will pay some attention to what is going on 
here.  But I DO want to get printing going!  I need some other printing 
apps beyound enscript for testing.

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