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[Bug 450652] Yast fails to configure a printer
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  • Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 04:06:16 -0700 (MST)
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--- Comment #3 from Johannes Meixner <jsmeix@xxxxxxxxxx> 2008-12-03 04:06:15
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Does it work when you log in as root and do
export LC_ALL="POSIX"
yast2 printer

"If problems are encountered"
how to get CUPS debugging messages.
When you then find in /var/log/cups/error_log
a message about "Unsupported character set"
the root cause of this issue is what we described in
our release notes
"CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) and UTF-8 Encoding"
Since CUPS 1.3.4 the cupsd accepts only UTF-8 encoded data.
Applications communicating with the cupsd such as hp-setup
or the YaST printer configuration, do no longer work
if neither a plain 7-bit ASCII nor a UTF-8 locale is used.
The problem does not occur if you use a default UTF-8 locate
as pre-configured on openSUSE since several years.

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