Deleted printer always rediscovered and added automatically.

Asked by Jacques on 2021-02-10

In Ubuntu desktop, in the printers settings is listed a printer that does not belong to me. When I delete this printer, the system tells me that it was successfully deleted. But few seconds after, I have a notification at the top of the screen telling me that the same printer had been discovered and aded. How can I delete a printer for good when I do not want to use it on Ubuntu? Thank you.

This is Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, Desktop.

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Brian Murray (brian-murray) said : #1

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We understand the difficulties you are facing, but it is better to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at if you are uncertain if they are bugs. You can also find help posting your problem in the support forum of your local Ubuntu's community or asking at For help on reporting bugs, see

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