The Common UNIX Printing System (or CUPS™) is installed by using
aptitude and installing all packages under "Tasks" ->
"Servers" -> "Print Server". (Sarge) For the best
result, you should set
aptitude with "F10" ->
"Options" -> "Dependency handling" -> "[X]
Install Recommended packages automatically".
KDE and Gnome Desktop Environments provide easy printer configuration.
Alternatively, you can configure the system using any web browser if
swat is installed:
$ mybrowser https://localhost:631
For example, to add your printer on some port to the list of accessible
See more information at
For a 2.4 kernel, see also
support, Section 7.2.6.