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Old 10-13-2012, 03:50 PM   #1
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Cups doesn't work (even after re-install)

Basically everytime I log into cups (as any user, even root) to modify the administration panel it stopd working and cannot be restarted, stoped, or started though /etc/rc.d/cupsd because it only ever says "failed and busy"
So im like ok lets force remove the package and re-install fresh... Well It works (only to access the but if i even try to modify the /etc/cups/cupsd.conf or any settings it will stop working and can't connect to server or restart cupsd or even kill the proccess.

Just to be really sure I started kde manually through xserver (and enlightenment) as root (yes I loged in my envirnment as root) and guess what, cups still crashes when making changes to anything. (I have all of the packes required and more "from the Arch-Wiki" and have the latest Arch).

What happens is that After any changes to conf or a restart I cant access the cups server and cant restart stop or start it (and must "pacman -Rdd cupsd" and re-install just to restart it)

I don't know how to move my threads but I though this would be more suitable in the Arch catagory.
Old 10-14-2012, 05:04 AM   #2
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this wont solve your problem, but issuing a killall -9 cupsd should kill cups, and running cupsd at the prompt should start it.


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