Bug#982742: cups: config of usb printer now impossible due to usblp and libusb conficting (used to work!)
On Sat 13 Feb 2021 at 21:23:19 +0100, Michael Hatzold wrote:
> Package: cups
> Version: 2.3.3op2-3
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> *** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***
> * What led up to the situation?
> I tried to install an USB printer (oki B432).
> * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
> localhost:631/administration -> new printer
> * What was the outcome of this action?
> The printer is not listed anymore and thus I cannot select the neccesary ppd-
> file, which used to work this way years ago (2017-2019/20). It still works
> *reliably* on a debian/sid(uction) live_ISO from 2020.07. But on my up to date
> installation it does not work anymore:
Thank you for your report, Michael, Let's see what we can do about this.
Are you using a USB connection? If so, give what you get for
lsusb -v | grep -A 3 bInterfaceClass.*7