[xubuntu-users] Two printers available in programs but only one is installed

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Mon Feb 22 10:29:32 UTC 2016


On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 11:05:19AM +0100, Petter Adsen wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:57:02 +0000
> Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> 
> > ... and I've found what produces it, thought it's still a bug.  For
> > some reason the presence of the printer on the LAN is what creates
> > these 'phantom' printers.  If I power the printer down both the
> > OKI-MC342-AE529C in Firefox and the 'print' in AbiWord disappear.
> > 
> > So their print option seems to somehow 'see' the network printer and
> > thinks it can be used.  As I said early on LibreOffice does things
> > right and doesn't see this phantom printer.
> 
> Is cups-browsed installed?
> 
Yes.

-- 
Chris Green




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