[CentOS] what causes CUPS to dis-enable a printer?

Rajagopal Swaminathan raju.rajsand at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 06:32:14 UTC 2010


Greetings,


On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 10:07 AM, Paul Johnson <pauljohn32 at gmail.com> wrote:
> But sometimes users come and get me saying the printer is broken, but
> it is actually working fine for *most* of the workstations.
>
> On the troubled system, I run system-config-printer and I check the
> printer in question (under properties)  and I see the printer has been
> disabled. I mean, the box by the word Enabled is empty.

I would strongly suggest using the web interface localhost:631 instead
of system-config-printer.

Regards,

Rajagopal


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