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Re: [vox-tech] Ubuntu - Configuring Printers
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Re: [vox-tech] Ubuntu - Configuring Printers



AppArmor is similar to SE-Linux with a different approach.

On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 09:13:46AM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> Apparently I stumbled across a Kubuntu bug...
> 
>    http://www.mail-archive.com/ubuntu-bugs@lists.ubuntu.com/msg1555550.html
> 
> I don't know what AppArmor is, but when I killed it, cups worked.  And then
> I was able to print a test page within seconds after that.
> 
> Thanks!
> Pete
> 
> 
> On Fri 02 Oct 09,  7:23 AM, Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> said:
> > Firefox fails to connect to that url.
> > 
> > Netstat reports nothing listening to that port:
> > 
> >    $ netstat  | grep 631
> >    $
> > 
> > I'm on completely new territory.  Never used cups before.  Help!
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Thu 01 Oct 09,  9:34 PM, Bruce Wolk <bawolk@ucdavis.edu> said:
> > > Try the following url:
> > > 
> > > http://localhost:631
> > > 
> > > Bruce
> > > 
> > > Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > > Hi all,
> > > > 
> > > > Newly installed Kubuntu 9.04.  So far, everything has gone very smoothly.
> > > > Getting my printer to print is the first snag.
> > > > 
> > > > I have a parallel port HP LaserJet 6MP.  I have the working /etc/printcap
> > > > file from my previous Debian installation, but I'd like to set up the
> > > > printer using the Kubuntu Way.  I noticed Kubuntu comes with cups.
> > > > 
> > > > What is the Kubuntu Way of configuring a printer?
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > The correct modules are loaded:
> > > > 
> > > >    # lsmod | grep par
> > > >    parport_pc             40100  1
> > > >    parport                42220  3 lp,ppdev,parport_pc
> > > > 
> > > > The proper device file is being created by udev:
> > > > 
> > > >    # ll /dev/lp0
> > > >    crw-rw---- 1 root lp 6, 0 2009-09-28 01:54 /dev/lp0
> > > > 
> > > > The printer appears to be recognized at boot-time:
> > > > 
> > > >    parport_pc 00:08: reported by Plug and Play ACPI
> > > >    parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778), irq 7, using FIFO [PCSPP,TRISTATE,COMPAT,ECP]
> > > >    ppdev: user-space parallel port driver
> > > >    lp0: using parport0 (interrupt-driven).
> > > > 
> > > > However, weird stuff happens later on in boot-up:
> > > > 
> > > >    ppdev0: registered pardevice
> > > >    ppdev0: unregistered pardevice
> > > >    lp0: ECP mode
> > > >    ppdev0: registered pardevice
> > > >    ppdev0: negotiated back to compatibility mode because user-space forgot
> > > >    ppdev0: unregistered pardevice
> > > >    type=1503 audit(1254449721.984:5): operation="sysctl" requested_mask="::r"
> > > >       denied_mask="::r" fsuid=7 name="/proc/sys/crypto/fips_enabled" pid=29213
> > > >       profile="/usr/sbin/cupsd"
> > > >    ppdev0: registered pardevice
> > > >    ppdev0: unregistered pardevice
> > > >    (repeats this a few times)
> > > > 
> > > > I don't appear to have EPP mode:
> > > > 
> > > >    # cat /proc/sys/dev/parport/parport0/modes
> > > >    PCSPP,TRISTATE,COMPAT,ECP
> > > > 
> > > > But none of this may matter; I'm not sure.  How does one configure a printer
> > > > under Ubuntu 9.04?
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks!
> > > > Pete
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