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Re: Cups error - "An error occurred while retrieving the printer list. ": why ?



On Monday 01 January 2007 09:35, Mark Ryden wrote:
> Hello,
>
> If I start kprinter and ignore the errors I try unsuccesfully to add a
> printer. Eventually when starting kprinter I get the same error as before.
>
> This is what I do:
> add new printer
> Network printer (TCP)
> HP laserjet
> model: 1015
> General Informaton tab (name and location)
> Here I enter some text desciption fields.
>
> I reach:
>  Error (kprinter) dialog
>  clinet-error-bad-request
>
> And when activating kprinter I get again the same error as before:
> "an error occurred while retrieving the printer list
> connection to the cups server failed. Check that the CUPS server
>   is correctly installed and running. Error: the IPP request failed
> for an unknown reason."
>
Mark, just why are you so determined not to use the cups interface?  At worst 
you lose nothing.  At best it will set things up and kprinter will work 
beautifully with it.

Anne

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