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Re: HD

I was using cups and apparently it was upgraded.  My question, however, 
relates to the HD issue.  Why is it always "on".  Could this have something 
to do with printer apps since they are the only utility that seems to have 

However, I have removed cups and still the HD light is constantly "on".  On 
the other hand clicking on the print button instantly produces the print 
dialogue box.  I don't have any print drivers, of course, but the dialogue 
boxes and printer configuration apps are now working without any delays.  
Prior to uninstalling them, they would take 5 + minutes before appearing.


On Wednesday 20 February 2002 05:54 pm, you wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-02-20 at 19:37, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
> > I haven't been able to figure anything out yet, but I can definitely say
> > this: all applications under KDE work normal, except anything related to
> > printing.  I'm thinking something is wrong with printing apps.  However,
> > killing the cupsd (or something like that) process produced no changes.
> > Would you perhaps advise uninstalling cups just to see whether there is
> > any change?
> Im glad your happy with your install.  Im not sure what your asking.
> You can do a
> dpkg --get-selections | grep cups
> Then the packages that you see there do an
> apt-get remove <packages>
> After this cups should be gone.  Now the more important question is what
> were you useing before.  You should try to determine that and then
> recreate it.  If you dont know go to
> http://www.linuxprinting.org/  that should be able to help you.  If not,
> please post pertinant info.

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