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Old 12-31-2008, 06:05 AM
Lindsay Haisley
Default Printing disabled in Evolution - SOLVED!

It was a CUPS problem. I had to comment out several of the "Require"
directives in cupsd.conf and now things work fine.

On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 00:02 -0600, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-12-30 at 23:50 -0600, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> > I'm running the Evolution groupware stuff in Gnome on a Gentoo-based
> > desktop box. I have several printers available, both locally and on the
> > network, managed by CUPS, however Evolution refuses to use them,
> > apparently by configuration or design. When I try to print, the "Print"
> > button is greyed and disabled. All printers are listed in the printer
> > listing, but the only selection I can make in this list which will
> > enable the Print button is "Print to File".
> >
> > Any ideas?
> When I run Evolution from a CLI, I get the following message when I try
> to select one of the printers in the printing dialog:
> ** (evolution:18664): WARNING **: NOT IMPLEMENTED: We need to prompt for authorization in a non blocking manner
> I have exactly the same version of Evolution ( running on my
> laptop (running Ubuntu) and it has no problem with printing.
> I'm not sure if I should file a bug on this or not, since there seems to
> be some (misguided!) intention behind it.
Old 12-31-2008, 06:27 AM
Default Printing disabled in Evolution - SOLVED!

Lindsay Haisley <fmouse-gentoo@fmp.com> posted
1230707154.17521.1.camel@vishnu.fmp.com, excerpted below, on Wed, 31 Dec
2008 01:05:54 -0600:

> It was a CUPS problem. I had to comment out several of the "Require"
> directives in cupsd.conf and now things work fine.

Thanks for the solution report. A cups issue was my guess too but as I
don't run GNOME or evolution either one I had decided not to reply unless
no one with more direct knowledge replied right away.

Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs.
"Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman

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