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Old 05-10-2005, 10:44 AM   #1
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Trouble with cups/installing printer on LE2005


I downloaded the LE2005 Mini cd & installed from that, I then used urpmi to add repositories & install KDE etc. The other day I tried to add a printer through MCC & told it I wanted to load cups so I could share the printer. I went off for quite some time & finaly came back & said "cups could not be installed". If I search for cups packages to add, only some driver or devel packages show up, & if I go into remove software & search for cups, it shows that cups is installed. When I go back & try to add a printer through MCC though, I get the same result about not being able to install cups. Any suggestions? Thanks
 
Old 05-11-2005, 02:21 PM   #2
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Remove CUPS and start from scratch by reinstalling it. Also try choosing different URPMI sources. I've gotten some faulty packages once in awhile from certain mirrors. Kind of weird.
 
  


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