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Re: [SLE] Maximum Frustration - Printer not working
  • From: Jim Sabatke <jsabatke@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 19:13:26 -0500
  • Message-id: <3AF1F426.9020407@xxxxxxxxxx>
One other thing:

The URL for 7.1 printer problems: http://sdb.suse.de/sdb/en/html/bugs71.html is lost in the bit bucket somewhere.

Jim

Álvaro A. Novo wrote:

On Wednesday 02 May 2001 16:38, you wrote:
> This all started happening after an auto-update of software through
> Yast2. The printer was working fine after the initial 7.1 install.

I recall a similar problem with one of our machines... you can try:

0) Take a look at SuSE's database, they have posted a solution to printing problems involving 7.1

More "home made" solutions:

1) Install the printer through YaST (not YaST2) (I guess you should remove all current configurations). If that's not enough, then

2) Remove all CUPS rpms and again using YaST setup your printers...

Hope it helps,

Alvaro Novo

SuSE 7.1 -=- Kernel 2.4.2-4GB -=- KDE 2.1.1
6:45pm up 1 day, 9:19, 2 users, load average: 0.22, 0.41, 0.23


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Jim Sabatke
SuSE 7.1 Linux
Kernel - 2.4.0
http://www.execpc.com/~jsabatke

Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. --Thomas Gray




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