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Re: [SLE] Cleaning cups queue through ssh [SUSE 8.2]
  • From: Russbucket <russbucket@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 18:53:53 -0700
  • Message-id: <200605051853.54291.russbucket@xxxxxxx>
On Friday 05 May 2006 10:31, pelibali wrote:
> Hi,
> My mom has the problem that everytime she turns on her computer, it
> sends the very same job "automatically" to the printer. So in fact
> there is no chance to print anything else, because after the first
> page of that particular doc she used to turn OFF the printer! As I
> understood, she has to, otherwise gets just copies of that previous
> doc...
> I guess she sent the same job few times to the printer and that's why
> its coming constantly; anyway turning off the printer helps only to
> save paper, but seemingly does not solve the situation :(
> Please any ideas to make her comp forget about ALL the cups-jobs?!
> I have ssh access to that comp; anything else she could do locally.
> Thank you,
> Pelibali
If you or your mother have root authority, sign on as root or su to root. Then
go to /var/spool/cups. Clear the jobs there and in the /tmp directory. I'm
pretty sure this will clear all the spooled jobs.

Hope this helps.

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