MORE: Cups problem ( oh, this is nice ) Bug !!!

Ron Morse rbmorse at comcast.net
Fri Oct 13 13:00:23 UTC 2006


That did  not work for me with the Edgy beta, but perversely 
using kprinter to change the cups server address 
from /var/run/cups/cups.sock:631 to localhost got the 
server going again. I did have to reinstall the printers 
into CUPS before they would print, but all is well now.

RBM 


On Friday 13 October 2006 04:46, Nigel Ridley wrote:
> Richard wrote:
> > Never had a problem setting up my epson stylus c86 usb
> > printer... NEVER
> >
> > UNTIL TODAY, after some updates, I went to setup the
> > espon, then I get this error message:
> >
> >
> > "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: the IPP request failed
> > for an unknown reason." ----------
> >
> > Somebody please tell what is going on with this? " what
> > unknown reason?
> >
> > Edgy 6.10
> > -----------------------------
> >
> > Thanks   -
> > Rich
>
>  From another thread:
>
> On Thursday 12 October 2006 08:02, Liz Young wrote:
>  > > Hi list,
>  > >
>  > > "Unable to retrieve the printer list.  Error message
>  > > received from manager:
>
> Lame to be answering my own post, but it's already in
> Launchpad
>
> https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/kdebase/+bug
>/65665
>
> "...changing the cups server from localhost to 127.0.0.1
> in the print configuration dialog of kprinter fixes the
> problem (system options => cups server => host). No more
> connection errors..."
>
> Yep, that works.  No goat sacrificed.  :-)
>
> HTH.
>
> Blessings,
>
> Nigel
>
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