[Jaunty] cups updates have borked my printers

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 4 03:34:00 UTC 2009

On 06/03/2009 08:21 PM, NoOp wrote:
> Anyone else that downloaded todays cups updates:
> Upgraded the following packages:
> cups (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> cups-bsd (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> cups-client (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> cups-common (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> cupsys (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> cupsys-bsd (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> cupsys-client (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> cupsys-common (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> libcups2 (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> libcups2-dev (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> libcupsimage2 (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> libcupsys2 (1.3.9-17ubuntu3) to 1.3.9-17ubuntu3.1
> libpurple0 (1:2.5.5-1ubuntu8) to 1:2.5.5-1ubuntu8.1
> pidgin (1:2.5.5-1ubuntu8) to 1:2.5.5-1ubuntu8.1
> pidgin-data (1:2.5.5-1ubuntu8) to 1:2.5.5-1ubuntu8.1
> having problems with their printers? Every time I try to print now I get
> errors with a cute little windows like popup asking me if I wish to
> 'Diagnose' the error: Print Error 'There was a problem processing
> document blah, 'Diagnose' and then I get a Windows type
> 'Trouble-shooting Printing' "In the next few screens I will ask you some
> questions about your problem with printing. Based on your answers I will
> try to suggest a solution. Click 'Forward' to begin."
> What the heck is this? I'm expecting the MS Office 'Clippy' to pop up
> any minute... I'm starting to seriously consider the 'Jaunty is Junky' camp.

Ooops... sorry for the noise. The error is caused by the test pdftops
file from my thread "[Jaunty] Cups/cups-pdf - pdftops patch - pls test"
[[jaunty] cups-pdf no longer embeds fonts in pdf file]

Sorry for the noise.

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