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Old 09-14-2011, 03:45 PM   #1
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CUPS: printer get not listed for setup


I have a PS printer connected local to the USB port.
The printer is listed at usb-bus 003 in /proc

After upgrading to cups 1.5.0 printing doesn't work any more.

When starting http://localhost:631/ the cups admin tool does not list any printer.

What could be wrong?

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Old 09-14-2011, 06:55 PM   #2
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Hello,

Your configuration may have been cleaned out; Have you tried adding a new printer?

Cheers,

Josh
 
Old 09-15-2011, 10:12 AM   #3
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Yes, no way.
I dont know how cups searches for printers, how the mechanism of cups work.
 
Old 09-15-2011, 03:17 PM   #4
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Maybe a bug with that version of cups.
I would suggest to downgrade to the previous cups version that worked.
 
Old 09-15-2011, 10:09 PM   #5
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Here is a how to for CUPS. It's a setup for Debian but if you follow it with that in mind and apply it to your distro you should have no problem. If you do just ask.
 
Old 09-16-2011, 05:42 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by jtarin View Post
Here is a how to for CUPS. It's a setup for Debian but if you follow it with that in mind and apply it to your distro you should have no problem. If you do just ask.
Yes I know this and checked this changes, but I don't know the specifications for localhost and PAM.
Ah - just checking PAM for cups ...
Config file is generated from cups seems to be O.K..

It also could be that cups needs a special device file.? Old working version was cups-1.3.11.
There is to less information about that all what cups needs.
 
Old 09-16-2011, 05:47 AM   #7
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About bugs, I just have seen that there is a bug about that in cups-1.5.0 :

3902 admin functionality broken in 1.5.0
3884 CUPS does not detect HP USB-Printer

All affecting me.

Last edited by bastl; 09-16-2011 at 05:51 AM.
 
Old 09-20-2011, 09:22 AM   #8
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FWIW, MEPIS 8.0, which is based on Debian Lenny (oldstable), seems to be using CUPS 1.3.8 ("1.3.8-1+lenny9" from dpkg -l).
  1. Are you still using "Distribution: My own", as listed in your profile? What is it?

  2. Quote:
    Originally Posted by bastl View Post
    Yes, no way.
    Does that mean that you took corp769's suggestion & actually tried adding a new printer?

  3. Quote:
    Originally Posted by bastl View Post
    About bugs, I just have seen that there is a bug about that in cups-1.5.0 :

    3902 admin functionality broken in 1.5.0
    3884 CUPS does not detect HP USB-Printer

    All affecting me.
    Interesting, could you please give links to the sources of this info.?
 
Old 09-20-2011, 10:24 AM   #9
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  1. Are you still using "Distribution: My own", as listed in your profile? What is it?
  1. Its gnu linux, so debian like.

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  2. Does that mean that you took corp769's suggestion & actually tried adding a new printer?
  3. Yes, after installation you have to configure all new. (corp769 ??)
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  4. Interesting, could you please give links to the sources of this info.?
Cups development at: http://www.cups.org/ tab | Bugs & Features |

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