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Unity has me very confused. My printer had a jam but there wasn't any status letting me know under Unity. When I sent a job to the printer the print job icon display and just showed waiting. Pointed firefox at the printer it showed a jam. I tried to dig deeper in Unitys interface but did not find anything referring to printer or any system settings. How do I get to the settings, especially the printer?

The printer is a HP C4750 connected through WIFI.

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Use Alt+F2

system-config-printer
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Is there a settings area from the desktop. If I have to use Alt+F2 and type a command that I may not be familiar with seems very inconvenient. A person could spend a lot of time trying to figure out how set something. Does Unity have any central settings area for peripherals, etc.? –  peck May 10 '11 at 4:57
    
The system settings (gnome-control-center) can be found as the last item of the log out / shutdown button on the right side of the panel. There you can search for "printer". –  elmicha May 10 '11 at 18:23
    
Once you open it you can pin it to the dock. Same with elmicha's comment. Pin the control center to the dock. –  wojox May 10 '11 at 18:32
    
Thank you for the comments. I found the system settings under the logout button. –  peck May 12 '11 at 16:01
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