cups 1.3.6-2 printer no longer prints

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Fri Feb 29 18:05:51 UTC 2008

On Friday 29 February 2008, peter volsted wrote:
>>  Frank Cox wrote:
>> On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 21:42:32 -0600
>> Frank Cox <theatre at> wrote:
>>> I'm starting to wonder if my printer has folded its tent, and the cups
>>> update was just a coincidence.
>> It doesn't appear to be a hardware problem, and something weird is going
>> on. I can print from that computer to a shared HP printer on a different
>> computer. However, if I try to print to the locally connected printer,
>> nothing happens as I stated earlier. Further, if I try to print a document
>> of any length to the locally-installed CUPS-PDF I get a 760 byte file
>> that's apparently a single blank page.  I just tried printing a 57-page
>> document to cups-pdf on that machine and got the same 760 byte pdf file
>> that I get when I print a single sheet that says "This is a test."
>> I'm at a bit of a loss here -- if cups-pdf doesn't work properly on that
>> machine either then that suggests to me that this is not a hardware
>> problem.
>> So what could it be?
>With latest update of cups acroread won't print pdf's, whereas xpdf
>prints as usual.

It works just fine here.

Cheers, Gene
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