Re: [kde-linux] no local printer with Konqueror 3.5.5 (SOLVED)
On Sunday 29 October 2006 21:51, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 21:20:17 +0200, David Baron wrote:
> > On Sunday 29 October 2006 20:37, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > I beliee this is a KDE 3.5.5 problem as kprinter, kcmshell printers
> > cannot connect to CUPS! I can print using other protocals such as lpr,
> > using kprinter, but these do not allow full setup of the printers and
> > CUPS is supposed to be working!
> > > Furthermore, if you upgraded your box recently (hpijs 2.6.10+1.6.10-2)
> > > then you might have to reinstall your PPD files, see
> > > /usr/share/doc/hpijs/NEWS.Debian.gz.
> > Trying to do just this is how I found out that I could no longer get into
> > CUPS.
> Can you still use the http://localhost:631 interface to CUPS?
> There is a known issue with KDE 3.5.5 printer management and CUPS: It
> only works if cupsd listens to /var/run/cups/cups.sock. Check your
> $ grep Listen /etc/cups/cupsd.conf
> Listen localhost:631
> Listen /var/run/cups/cups.sock
> The current default cupsd.conf is OK in that respect, but some people,
> myself included, had previously commented out the cups.sock line since
> it used to break printing with KDE 3.5.4. Once I uncommented this line
> and restarted cupsys everything was working again. Maybe this is also
> the root of your problem; your symptoms do sound similar to mine.
One more item: From the http://localhost:631 administration screen, check
that: Share published printers connected to this system.
Now restart cupsys. Voile.
(The cups logs always showed successful loading of cached jobs and printers!)