Ubuntu is keeping browsing the LAN and installing printers automatically.

How to stop that?

1 - I have tried :

sudo systemctl stop cups-browsed
sudo systemctl disable cups-browsed

2 - I have tried editing


and replacing BrowseRemoteProtocols dnssd cups by

BrowseRemoteProtocols none

But both solution doesn't work.

Thanks for your help.

update - list of printers in both screens, I don't understand why in the screen with only two printers, there isn't all the printers listed in the background screen. enter image description here

  • Have you deleted all printers from CUPS after stopping the service? They don't drop off automatically. – Terrance Jun 3 '19 at 16:12
  • Have you tried the advice contained in this thread? askubuntu.com/questions/1059774/… – User24601 Jun 3 '19 at 16:16
  • yes, but it doesn't work either – thomas Jun 4 '19 at 12:08

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