[sf-lug] cups under Ubuntu

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Aug 25 17:04:36 PDT 2008

Quoting David Rosenstrauch (darose at darose.net):
> Rick Moen wrote:
> > Ja, ditto.  In my experience, the Web interface to CUPS is so much more
> > reliable, easy to understand, and functional than any other method of
> > configuration including editing conffiles directly with vi that it's 
> > always my first resort.
> With the possible exception of KDE's printer configuration dialog.  It's 
> a pretty brilliantly simple printer config GUI, arguably easier than the 
> web interface.

...with a bloated dependency tree that means it might not work at all,
and, if it doesn't, would end up being damned near impossible to diagnose.
(You'll please notice that I pointedly started that list of advantages
with the word "reliable".  That was not an accident.)

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