How to Unshare or Share a Printer
By default, new printers are configured with the Share option
enabled, which means they are published on the local network. This
procedure describes how to unshare a printer or enable an unshared
- Start the CUPS Print Manager GUI by choosing System →
Administration → Print Manager from the desktop's main menubar
or by typing the following command in a terminal window:
The Printer configuration dialog appears, listing all of the
configured printers and any newly detected printers.
- Right-click the printer name that you want to unshare,
Share or Unshare option according to your requirement.
- Type the root password when prompted.
- Click OK.