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    GUI software can't locate printer configued in CUPS

    I have CUPS using my Epson printer fine, but when I'm in a GUI, like Iceweasel, it only shows that I can print to a file. So I have to get a terminal window up, go to that directory and 'lp' it to print.

    I originally tried to install a network printer on this (Debian Wheezy) and it gave me a list of software that was required. I don't need a spooler and all that, I just want it to dump it to the printer over the network. So I think that direction is much to complicated when it works fine this way. At least via lp.

    Any idea how to tell the GUI part of Debian that a printer is there and to use it? Seems like this would be easy???



    P.S. Hope this is the correct forum for this question...

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    I configured the printer with CUPS through the browser using: localhost:631 as the address and set the printer the default printer for the system and it worked for me.

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