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Re: [vox-tech] Getting CUPS & KDE to play together
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Re: [vox-tech] Getting CUPS & KDE to play together



On Friday 19 March 2004 5:22 pm, Doctorcam wrote:
> Not long ago (i.e. a month) I had an old Canon printer hooked up to my
> machine that worked fine, and had CUPS running merrily.  I added a HP
> 1300 to this, and all proceeded as before.  I then tried to set the HP
> as the default. It all fell apart.
>
> Now I can print lovely test pages from the CUPS admin panel, but
> otherwise can only pipe text files using cat.
>
> The KDE print manager will not display any printers, and fails the
> lookup with an error message (it can't access the CUPS server).
> Running lpinfo -v as root gets this:
>
> cups-get-devices failed: client-error-forbidden
>
> There's no communication apparently.  No, there's a refusal to
> communicate.  Does anyone have any ideas?  I hardly know where to
> start.
>
> TIA
>

Make Sure you have kdeprint and cupsys at its latest version, it should solve 
the problem.

> Cam

Hans W. Uhlig
OE Technician 
Staples Inc.
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