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Our systems people want us to configure the network printers via CUPS. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I cannot see how to set up the printers in the graphical menu.

The instructions I got are the following:

Edit cupsd.conf (probably in /etc/cups but varies by distribution) to contain 
the lines: 


Where should I do this in my Ubuntu 12.04?

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You can easily configure with web interface. Here is tutorial: [][1] [1]: Every Linux machine with CUPS installed have web interface for printers. Enter for example: – linomans May 24 '12 at 12:06
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cupsd.conf should be in /etc/cups for Ubuntu. If not, just create the file.

From the terminal, type

sudo nano /etc/cups/cupsd.conf

and then copy paste the above lines

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Thanks I got it working, although sometimes it takes a while to print something on the network printer, but it may be that the cups server is busy. – 719016 May 19 '12 at 15:01

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