[ubuntu-uk] Cups Error 'httpConnectionEncrypt failed'

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Sep 26 16:55:29 BST 2009

On 26 Sep 2009 at 16:15, Liam Wilson wrote:
> Hey all;
>     I've just bought myself a new Kodak ESP 3 all in one printer, and 
> upon opening the printer configuration Dialogue to see if there are 
> drivers available for it, I find the 'New' button is grayed out. I then 
> went to Server -> Connect and selected 'localhost' as my print server. 
> After frying to connect to it, I get the error
> There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'httpConnectionEncrypt 
> failed'.
> What can be done to resolve this error, as I need this printer to work 
> for my ICT course.
> Many, many thanks;
> Liam Wilson
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Have a look at 


That is for the EasyShare Printer Dock Plus Series 3.  Its given an 
'mostly works' rating.  

The information on the EasyShare Printer Dock Series 3 (I.e not 'Plus') 
is that it does not work ('paperweight rating').  

Go to


to see all Kodak printers.

There may be drivers on the Kodak website.  


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