For Linux support at the Technical University of Eindhoven we create
.rpm's for the printers. These .rpm's copied the correct .ppd to
/usr/share/cups/model en then call lpadmin with the correct parameters.
The problem is that the parsing of printers.conf by printconf does not
work correctly: the device URL is wrongly interpreted. After clicking
'apply' in printconf, the printerconfiguration is totally useless.
I saw that I can use printconf to add printers, but I have to specify a
lot of ppd options, which I can't add via printconf.
Now I was wondering, what is the recommended way of adding printers from
And is there any chance that system-config-printers is going to support
CUPS in a rationalized way? IE, communicating with the deamon instead of
keeping it's own configuartion which doesn't integrate with the rest of
Thanks in advance,
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