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I don't have a way to connect my computer to a printer right now so I'm trying to install CUPS; however, I'm failing. I installed it, but when I try to connect I get this error, in my printing settings :

There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'failed to connect to server'.

The troubleshoot says:

The CUPS print spooler does not appear to be running. To correct this, choose System->Administration->Services from the main menu and look for the 'cups' service

Well, I have "System" in my menu but I do not have an "Administration" menu; therefore, I don't have the Services menu either. I get this error when I use terminal

sudo /etc/init.d/cups start
[sudo] password for kristenxoxox: 
Rather than invoking init scripts through /etc/init.d, use the service(8)
utility, e.g. service cups start
initctl: Unknown job: cups

Since the script you are attempting to invoke has been converted to an
Upstart job, you may also use the start(8) utility, e.g. start cups
(precise)kristenxoxox@localhost:~$ sudo start cups
start: Unknown job: cups
(precise)kristenxoxox@localhost:~$ start cups
bash: start: command not found
(precise)kristenxoxox@localhost:~$ service cups start
/usr/bin/service: 123: exec: start: not found

So what do I do?

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