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Roger Mason 12-07-2007 06:45 PM

cups problem
 
Hello,

I'm trying to set up a printer using CUPS. I have worked my way
through the printing guide but cannot get a test page to print from
the printers tab of the cups configuration page. I turned up the
logging level to debug2 and am seeing this in the logs:

d [07/Dec/2007:16:00:26 -03-30] cupsdIsAuthorized: auth=AUTH_DENY...
d [07/Dec/2007:16:00:26 -03-30] cupsdReadClient: Unauthorized request for /ipp/...

One thing I noticed in the setup that is different from the guide is
that the option to listen to "Parallel Port #1" is never offered
although it should be the most appropriate option given that the
printer is on lpt1. I have tried both the ipp and lpd devices to no
avail.

dmesg | grep -i print returns:
parport0: Printer, Hewlett-Packard HP LaserJet 5L

This is the emerge information:

[ebuild R ] net-print/cups-1.2.12-r2 USE="X dbus jpeg ldap pam
png ppds ssl tiff -nls -php -samba -slp"

Thanks for any help.

Roger
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Billy Holmes 12-07-2007 06:57 PM

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Quoting Roger Mason <rmason@esd.mun.ca>:


dmesg | grep -i print returns:
parport0: Printer, Hewlett-Packard HP LaserJet 5L


see if this helps

http://www.murrayc.com/blog/permalink/2005/12/24/wheres-my-parport0/

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Roger Mason 12-07-2007 07:42 PM

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Hello Billy,

Billy Holmes <billy@gonoph.net> writes:

> see if this helps
>
> http://www.murrayc.com/blog/permalink/2005/12/24/wheres-my-parport0/

Bingo!.

For the record, I built ppdev and lp as modules, modprobe'd them and
now everything works.

Thanks very much.

Roger
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Billy Holmes 12-07-2007 07:53 PM

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Quoting Roger Mason <rmason@esd.mun.ca>:



http://www.murrayc.com/blog/permalink/2005/12/24/wheres-my-parport0/

Bingo!.


cool. I wasn't sure if it would help, as it was a stab in the dark.
Glad you got it working!


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Randy Barlow 12-07-2007 08:56 PM

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Roger Mason wrote:
> I have tried both the ipp and lpd devices to no
> avail.

Just FYI, IPP is the Internet Printing Protocol and it is used to print
to a device on another machine, so that's why it didn't work for you here :)

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Roger Mason 12-08-2007 11:23 AM

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Hello Randy,

Randy Barlow <randy@electronsweatshop.com> writes:

> Roger Mason wrote:
>> I have tried both the ipp and lpd devices to no
>> avail.
>
> Just FYI, IPP is the Internet Printing Protocol and it is used to print
> to a device on another machine, so that's why it didn't work for you here :)

Yes, I finally tumbled to that (duh!). What confused me was that I
had set up a remote printer using IPP at some point in the past.

Cheers,
Roger
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david walcroft 12-11-2007 10:11 PM

Cups problem
 
I can restart cups by "service cups restart ( stopped) (restart)"
But on Thuderbird and Firefox they both lock up after clicking
the print button,I cannot start localhost to get to cups admin.

Thanks david

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Aaron Konstam 12-12-2007 01:56 PM

Cups problem
 
On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 09:11 +1000, david walcroft wrote:
> I can restart cups by "service cups restart ( stopped) (restart)"
> But on Thuderbird and Firefox they both lock up after clicking
> the print button,I cannot start localhost to get to cups admin.
>
> Thanks david
>
Reversing what I have said before now you can get the equivalent of
localhost:631 by running system-config-printer.
or use lpoptions and lpadmin.
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david walcroft 12-12-2007 09:38 PM

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Aaron Konstam wrote:

On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 09:11 +1000, david walcroft wrote:


I can restart cups by "service cups restart ( stopped) (restart)"
But on Thuderbird and Firefox they both lock up after clicking
the print button,I cannot start localhost to get to cups admin.

Thanks david



Reversing what I have said before now you can get the equivalent of
localhost:631 by running system-config-printer.
or use lpoptions and lpadmin.
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Pardon my ignorance but I don't know how to use these commands.

david

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david walcroft 12-12-2007 10:08 PM

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david walcroft wrote:

Aaron Konstam wrote:

On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 09:11 +1000, david walcroft wrote:


I can restart cups by "service cups restart ( stopped) (restart)"
But on Thuderbird and Firefox they both lock up after clicking
the print button,I cannot start localhost to get to cups admin.

Thanks david



Reversing what I have said before now you can get the equivalent of
localhost:631 by running system-config-printer.
or use lpoptions and lpadmin.
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Pardon my ignorance but I don't know how to use these commands.

david

I've done a "rpm -e --nodeps cups" then "yum install cups" and got to
the point where
thunderbird and firefox send a print request to my HP PSC 2110 but is
not printed out.

I still cannot open "localhost 631" 'Unable to connect'.

david

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