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Old 06-23-2005, 11:42 AM   #1
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backing up printers in cups

I have tryed backing up /usr/share/cups and then deleting a printer then restoring my backed up archive to /usr/share/cups, this did not bring back the deleted printer. What can I backup so I can restore my printers.
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Cups has a web interface. Put this into your browser:


Click Administration
Login as root with root's password.

Add your printer(s), delete ones that no longer exist etc.


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