CUPS is likely installed on your system, but you can check your package manager for the cups package to see whether it’s installed. For Debian distributions that’s dpkg -s cups and for Red Hat it’s rpm -q cups.
Even though CUPS is ultimately configured with configuration files on disk, most configuration is done from within a web browser. The CUPS daemon can talk to both printers and web browsers.
Begin configuring your printer by pointing your browser to http://localhost:631. You see the welcome screen shown in Figure 17-2.
From the welcome screen, select the Administration option to get ...