I have a networked printer, a cups server and several desktops all having the cups daemon running. This setup works but has an annoyance that if something won't print, the user has to check two print servers and that is not something that can be explained easily.
I have now (succesfully I thought) removed cupsd and only left cups-client on one desktop, allowing me perfectly to print to the remote printers from Firefox, but not from Evolution. I cannot see any printers in the Gnome system-panel.
Am I doing something wrong or is this expected behaviour and should I just keep cupsd installed on the desktops?