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Install latest/edge of CUPS

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install cups --edge

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CUPS is only available on the unstable edge channel. It could break and change often.

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The CUPS Snap - The Printing Stack for Linux

The official Snap of CUPS, the standard printing environment for Linux operating systems

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Last updated
18 September 2021

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Where people are using CUPS

Users by distribution (log)

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Zorin OS 15
Zorin OS 16
Ubuntu 20.10
Linux Mint 20.2
elementary OS 5.1.7
Raspbian 10
Fedora 34
Ubuntu 21.10
Debian 11
elementary OS 6
KDE Neon 20.04

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