Re: Problems with Kdeprint and Cups (SOLVED)
Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 11:34:51 +0200, Mirto Silvio Busico wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a debian Etch installed from scratch and I'm experiencing
>> problems when printing.
>> I'm using:
>> KDM window manager
>> cupsys 1.2.1-2
>> kdeprint 184.108.40.206-2
>> Kdeprint refuse to use cups as printing system saying that he cannot
>> retrieve the printer's list.
>> Some applications (firefox, openoffice) don't print and see only a
>> "generic printer" instead of the printer's list.
> I had the same problem a few days ago on Sid. I could solve it by
> commenting out the line
> Listen /var/run/cups/cups.sock
> in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf, so that it only had "Listen localhost:631".
> After restarting cupsys everything was fine again.
> For your version of cupsys you have to check both /etc/cups/cupsd.conf
> (it should be commented out in there already) and
The line was only in /etc/cups/cups.d/ports.conf
Now it works again
Thanks a lot!
> I don't know if this is a proper solution or just a workaround for some
> problem in kprinter. If that line is not commented out kprinter will
> pick "/var/run/cups/cups.sock" as the printer address and it seems
> unable to use this socket instead of port 631.
Mirto Silvio Busico ICT Consultant
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