Friday, July 1, 2016

How to disable automatic remote printer installation in Ubuntu

Press Ctrl + Alt + T to open the terminal 

1. Modify the cupsd.conf (/etc/cups/cupsd.conf) file through add the below mentioned 

Browsing Off
BrowseLocalProtocols none

2. and also add the below mentioned contents in cups-browsed.conf (/etc/cups/cups-browsed.conf) 

BrowseProtocols none

after rebooting the desktop there is no automatically added remote printers visible except
those which we have added manually.