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Re: stranges choices of printers

On Wed 09 Oct 2019 at 12:59:14 +0200, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:

> hi,
> I discoverd today some strange behaviours of different softwares for
> the choice of printers.
> "lpstat -a" gives:
>  HP_LaserJet_MFP_M227-M231 accepting requests since Thu 01 Aug 2019 09:00:53 AM CEST

This is a local print queue.
> printers seen on okular
>    HP_LaserJet_MFP_M227-M231
>    HP_LaserJet_MFP_M227sdn_BDD3AA_

The second one is due to possible buggy behaviour in cups-browsed.

> printers seen on evince or geeqie
>    HP_LaserJet_MFP_M227-M231
>    ljp   paused
>    the latter is displayed even when cupsd is stopped

The GTK print dialog uses CUPS only for enumerating local print queues.
ljp is due to probable buggy behaviour in the dialog.


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