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howto - add a printer in linux with cups

A small howto for the task "adding a printer in linux by using cups". - Start the cups service (service cups start, rc.d start cups - this depends on your distro) - Open "/etc/cups/cups.conf" and search for "SystemGroup" and note the group - If needed, add your user to this group by using "usermod -a -G $groupname $username - Open a browser and open the url "http://localhost:631/", there you are at the administration page for cups The rest should be self explaining.


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