Installing CUPS Using the Package Manager
From the package manager in the control center.
- Click on install software
This launches the package manager for software installation….
You have three options:
- Search by choices
- List by alphabetical order, or
- All packages by group.
- Leave as default and enter the name of the application
- Click on the search button.
- On the search result, click on the correct package
Note: When you click on packages, some of them require additional packages called dependencies. Click on the package and read the description to the right.
- Click on install
- Enter the appropriate CDs and Click OK
You will be prompted when the installation is finished; you may also see a warning like the following.
This message appears if you just uninstalled, and are installing it again. If you see this message click on inspect and remove save file; that helps to keep the system clean.
- When finished click Ok.
- Click OK.
- Go to services and start cups
Note: You don't usually see this message when you are installing for the first time.
The procedure of uninstall is almost the same, launch the remove software icon the uninstall wizard opens. You can do a search on the package, select the package and click on Remove.|
After uninstall is complete, just click on Quit.
Accessing cups via web browser
The cups server must be installed and service running or you won't be able to access it.
There are two ways to start this session:
- Start => Configuration => Printing
You will have several printing options in your printing menu.
From your menu select Cups www admin tool