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Re: problems printing with cups 1.2 [work-around]

On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 05:16:05PM -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 15:14 -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > I can't get printing working from KDE since upgrading to cups 1.2.
> > Apparently I'm not alone.  Someone recently posted about having a
> > problem with this in sid, but I'm seeing it in testing.  See also Debian
> > bug 370403 and the upstream bugs it references.  However, the Debian bug
> > is closed, though the upstream issue seems unresolved.
> > 
> > What to do?
> > 
> I had some luck specifying "UNIX LPD Print System" for my printing.
> This seemed to retain the printers I had already defined in CUPS and let
> me print.  Naturally, some of the paper handling options I have access
> to with CUPS disappeared.
> I've had no luck trying to get CUPS to listen on localhost as well as
> the unix domain sockets.  My CUPS printer keeps showing as 
> /var/run/cups/cups.sock:631
> Originally my cups ports were
> Port 631
> Listen /var/run/cups/cups.sock

I had a problem too with cups not listening to the unix domain sockets, but
after adding:

Listen <myHostname>:631

to "/etc/cups/cups.d/ports.conf" it worked again for me. 

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