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Re: [opensuse] Re: printing
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 06 Jan 2007 07:18:30 -0600
  • Message-id: <459FA1A6.3080902@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2007-01-05 17:50, Chuck Davis wrote:
> I have installed 10.2 on a machine. When I tried to print from Java I
> got an error that Java could not find a printer service. So I did an
> update and there were CUPS patches in the update. Now, however, when
> I try to get to the printer maintenance dialog, it gets stuck at 4% on
> building the printer database. CPU usage runs 50 - 60% but no
> progress is being made. Has anyone else experienced this?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Chuck Davis
This has been fairly common. See
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=229231. Short answer: try these

rm /var/lib/YaST2/printers
rm /var/lib/YaST2/ppd_db.ycp

and then try again with Yast. This should rebuild the printer database
and allow you to get going again.

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