Moving printer configuration from KDE 3 to KDE 4.

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Thu May 7 19:13:06 BST 2009

Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>> Use CUPS. You know, the local host thing. http://localhost:631/ Click on
>>> the "Administration" tab [ or use http://localhost:6.1/admin/ ] > "Find
>>> New Printers" and follow the prompts. Worked for me on our weird network
>>> setup.
>> Typo alert!
>> http://localhost:631/admin/
> I did try that, but that caused the situation where every few minutes
> a notification would pop up telling me that the printer may be
> disconnected or unavailable. I had to remove the configuration as it
> caused the popup and didn't print anyway.
It would appear then that the popup was correct -- CUPS can't connect to 
the printer

Are you using the wireless connection to go from the computer to the 

I have seen report of problems with printing over a wireless link.  No, 
I don't see why that would matter.


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