Printer config - KDE Control Module

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu Mar 8 11:24:56 GMT 2007

On Thursday 08 March 2007 11:09, John wrote:
> Hi
> I've read the kde documentation and a number of other cups things on
> setting up printers but I'm still hopelessly lost.
> I have a printer running on this machine and I want to enable my son's
> windoze laptop to print to it over the network. His school work has to be
> done under windoze unfortunately. (Wife's too !!!!!!!!)
> The best way of doing this would seem to be to establish a named raw queue
> to the printer in addition to the one it already has. The printer is a
> samsung clp500 laser so the driver isn't open source but is well supported
> under Linux.
> Can KDE control module do this and if so how do I do it. Alternatively, if
> anyone anywhere knows just how could I do this using cups? I'm not keen on
> the samba root.

The KDE Control Center module is, as far as I know, only the workstation 
side's setup for CUPS.

However, CUPS usually has a web interface reachable on port 631, e.g.
http://localhost:631/ in any browser should get  you there.

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