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Problem with OSX discovering Linux printers

Published on: Nov 5, 2010
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Apparently in recent versions of Linux, running CUPS 1.4.x (this includes Fedora 13 and Ubuntu 10.10), there's a problem discovering Linux printers. Here's how you fix it...

On your OSX (Leopard or Snow Leopard) system, you can run:

cupsctl BrowseRemoteProtocols=cups

This should immediately solve the problem.


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