Anybody else having trouble installing printers?

. dcMhOYBdpZkH at
Tue Nov 5 07:01:29 UTC 2013

On 05.11.2013 06:33, Jason Sauders wrote:
> Hello friends. I installed Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 on my desktop, along
> with the next and staging PPAs. I'm fully up to date. I had problems
> installing both of my network printers (Epson Workforce 435, which is
> actually via USB, and HP Laserjet 2100n via ethernet on LAN) early on
> but I just ignored it as 13.10 was literally out of the gate. I had a
> short affair with another distro that left me longing for Ubuntu
> GNOME, so I came back. I did a fresh install and all of the updates
> and whatnot annnnd... still having this problem.
> What happens is, I click on the depressed-looking printer GUI and let
> it scan for printers. It comes up with both. I click on the printer I
> want and it says "installing", but a full second later it disappears
> and simply says "Failed to add new printer."
Exactly why I get too when trying to add a LAN printer.
> Before I fired out a bug report I wanted to scan the grounds and see
> what you guys are running into. Anybody running into this?
> Side note - Both printers install and function 100% if added via CUPS
> web interface @ localhost:631.
> Thanks for your time and contributions! 
> -J
I also used localhost:631 and it worked.

So bug confirmed.

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