Originally Posted by marko
you can run the GUI services tool from a command line quickly like this:
But when I run it, I see that cups has no entry in there for some reason.
You can enable and start it with the systemctl terminal commands via:
Well you gave me the right clue
I used add-remove software to add system-config-services, and that let me start cups. I was then able to get through what I needed to do, including chaning my firewall, to find the windows printer and install it. I'm not sure it is completely right even now, but I did manage to print a test page.
I am still fumbiling trying to find everything I need and gnome 3 doesn't make it easy to do so.