Re. : [Dapper-i386] CUPS server failure?

Sven May sven.may at
Sat Jan 28 17:50:34 GMT 2006

> When click on the printer applet in KDE, up pops a box reading "Unable
> to retrieve the printer list. Error message received from manager.
> Connection to CUPS server failed. Check that the CUPS server is
> correctly installed and running. Error: Host not found". I click on
> "administrator mode" enter my password and try again. I get the same
> response.

> I'll file a bug report, but I'd like some feedback first. :-)

Hello Scott,

i know that it is already some time ago that you wrote your post, but i
can confirm that problem.

Cups is running and available via http://localhost:631 but i get same
error message as you from KDE->System Settings ->Printer

Have you found a solution for this problem?


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