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Old 05-17-2018, 04:19 PM   #1
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How to setup printer

Trying to setup printer. Brought up browser and entered http://localhost:631 but get error of unable to access page. Was on line.
I thought fedora came with CUPS installed. Is that even my problem?
What steps are needed? Can this be done off line?
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You might want to include the make and model of the printer and if it's a usb connection or wireless.
The more information you can give the better we can assist you.-
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What does

whereis cups

If it does not return something like this, cups needs to be installed.

$ whereis cups
cups: /usr/lib/cups /etc/cups /usr/share/cups /usr/share/man/man1/cups.1.gz
You may have to issue the command as root.
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Check that cupsd is running. Check the status with
systemctl status cups.service


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