Print service is unavailable bad file descriptor

Peter Hillier-Brook phb at
Fri Jan 30 11:00:45 UTC 2015

On 30/01/15 07:56, Mark Fraser wrote:
> I've recently started seeing the error "Print service is unavailable bad file 
> descriptor" when trying to print or when going into Printers in Settings. I've 
> been able to get it working again by restarting cups, but I shouldn't need to.
> There's this bug 
> report on Launchpad, but that has expired.
> Is anyone else seeing this or know how to solve it?

It's a regular feature here as well. It's not a solution, but
re-starting cups always works.

Peter HB

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