CUPS 1.6.1 Printing

Juergen Daubert jue at jue.li
Wed Nov 7 07:29:33 UTC 2012


On Tue, Nov 06, 2012 at 11:24:10PM -0600, B Johnson wrote:
> Hello, everyone... after a number of years away from CRUX, I'm now
> running 64-bit CRUX 2.8 since the day it was released a few weeks ago
> but having some issues with CUPS printing.
> 
> CUPS 1.6.1 sees the Brother HL-5250DN laser printer using a PPD file
> (from OpenPrinting.org) and connected through a USB cable, and CUPS
> allows me to configure the printer through the web interface.  It prints
> a test page (after some delay) and it does allow printing from the
> command line as root, or regular user.  However, none of my GUI apps
> seem to communicate with the printer, and the only print options found
> in the application print menus are "Print to file" or "Print to LPR". 
> Using the Print to LPR option fails, nothing prints, and no errors show
> up in the error log.

I guess you mean gtk applications? If so, recompile gtk. You should 
get a footprint error with a new module libprintbackend-cups.so. 
Update gtk and printing should work as expected again.


HTH and best regards
Juergen




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