cups seems to come and go

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – some weeks ago the printer configured itself leaving a neat little message to that effect then during a yum update, I saw a cups update fly by now after clicking on printer configuration, I get There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'cups-authorization-canceled'. when clicking on "new printer" Once I bragged on the Fedora printer software At one point when CUPS went to pot, one needed to enter the root password 3+ times. Then there was a long drawn out procedure using stuff from HP...1000 steps leaving many questions about what happened (HowTos)