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CompTIA® Linux+ / LPIC-1 Cert Guide: (Exams LX0-103 & LX0-104/101-400 & 102-400) by Sean Walberg, Ross Brunson

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Configuring CUPS

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.

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Begin configuring your printer by pointing your browser to http://localhost:631. You see the welcome screen shown in Figure 17-2.

Figure 17-2 The CUPS welcome screen

From the welcome screen, select the Administration option to get ...

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