Originally Posted by dunric
You may misconfigured network or cups daemon settings.
Cups is accessible through loopback so there is no need for outside connections for sure.
Are you able to ping localhost when disconnected from the Internet ?
How did you configured printers/cups ?
Ahhh! When I ping localhost disconnected I got nothing. Pinging 127.0.0.1 was ok. I remembered I messed with the /etc/hosts file a while back. I set the /etc/hosts file back to:
and now ping localhost works and CUPS seems to be working ok too.
Hey, ya know step 1) in my troubleshooting technique is "PANIC", step 2) is to come to this forum.