[CentOS] printer only prints one page, if anything

Michael Hennebry

hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu
Sun Nov 3 21:10:33 UTC 2019

On Sun, 3 Nov 2019, Michael Hennebry wrote:

> I've got a Brother HL-L2360D series printer connected to Centos 7.
> CUPS lists it as Generic PCL6/PCL Printer - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.9 .
> When I tell it to print a pdf file, it prints at most the first page.
> After powering the thing off and turning it on again,
> it printed page 3 of pages 3-6 .
> On trying it again, the thing claimed it was receiving data
> and printed page 3 of pages 3-6 again.
> I've tried to delete the printer so I could add it again,
> but CUPS won't let me.
> CUPS quit asking for a password, it just says Forbidden.
> How do I print the pdf file?
> How do I keep this from happening again?

systemctl restart cups
trying to print pages 3-6 cause the Brother
to receive data and go back to sleep.

Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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