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