[ubuntu-uk] Cups Error 'httpConnectionEncrypt failed'
j.fernyhough at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 20:09:47 BST 2009
2009/9/26 Liam Wilson <liamwilson93 at gmail.com>:
> Tony Pursell wrote:
>> 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
>>> What can be done to resolve this error, as I need this printer to work
>>> for my ICT course.
>>> Many, many thanks;
>>> Liam Wilson
>>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
>> 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.
> Turns out that I needed to start cups before i could install a printer,
> but it ALSO turns out that there are NO linux drivers for my driver. At
> all, which I'm not at all happy about! :)
> Liam Wilson
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
You could also look for a PPD file (normally included somewhere in the
Windows driver installation archive). This provides CUPS enough
information to get the printer working.
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