AW: [Desktop_printing] Role of CUPS and error handling

Kurt Pfeifle k1pfeifle at
Thu Mar 30 15:21:28 PST 2006

On Thursday 30 March 2006 17:34, Till Kamppeter wrote:
> Johannes Meixner wrote:
> > Suse: no out-of-the-box CUPS web-frontend
> > Mandriva: no support for same PPDs in various languages
> Mandriva: This is already fixed for some time. printerdrake shows
> language abbreviations for non-Foomatic PPDs, like "(en)", "(fr)", ...
> > Red Hat: not based upon PPDs (but on Foomatic XML data)
> > Debian: something else
> Debian: No non-standard stuff with impact to user experience known to
> me. Non-standard is only the package/initscript name "cupsys".

They are the only distro I know of which does use "Include" directives
in their cupsd.conf. IIRC I saw them using ports.conf and browse.conf
files including, which both had only one line with "Port 631", and
"Browsing On" respectively.

But true: no major impact to end users.


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