[xubuntu-users] Printer Stopped Printing

Clarence Fender leftystrat1 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 05:00:33 UTC 2023

This happens to me now and then, usually when I need to print NOW.
I try reinstalling CUPS and the driver. You could also uninstall the
printer(s) and reinstall first.
I've had much better luck with HP. I believe they contributed CUPS, so HP
printers are at an advantage.

On Fri, Feb 17, 2023 at 3:51 PM John R. Sowden <jsowden at americansentry.net>

> I am running xubuntu 18.04 LTS.  For apparently no reason, a few days
> ago, my printer(s) stopped printing. I tried both printers (Brother
> MFC-L2710DW and Brother HL-5340 (for DOS printing), both USB interface
> to my Compaq computer.
> I swapped printers, printer cables and USB ports.  My attempts to print
> are in the CUPS Que.  I can now upon issuing a print command from
> Libreoffice get a piece of blank paper from the Brother MFC 4 in  one.
> Nothing from the HL5340.
> i would appreciate any diagnostic ideas.
> John
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