Can't Set Up Printer

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Mon Dec 24 15:47:54 GMT 2007

On Monday 24 December 2007, Graham wrote:

> It looks like the printer is recognised and the cups daemon seems to be
> running.  However, when I go to System Settings (in the Kicker menu) ->
> Printers -> Add -> Add Printer/Class and get the Add Printer Wizard it
> takes me to the Add Backend Page and the first item ("local printer
> (parallel, serial, usb") is greyed out.

Can you add the printer in CUPS' web configuration frontend?
Usually port 631 on localhost

If not it might be a problem with the distribution's CUPS version or setup and 
you'll probably get a faster or more accurate answer on a distribution list 
or forum.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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