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Re: [K12OSN] Re: No printing from OpenOffice...



On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, [ISO-8859-1] Trond Mæhlum wrote:
> I *did not* do that apt-get update thing... It just stopped working. Now
> I have gotten a little bit furgther. If I start OOo from a console and
> try to print I get this in the console window:
>
> lpr: unable to create temporary file.
>
> The printer is set via the OOo print-setup tool also. But still no print
> from OOo. What bothers me is that this worked fine. I have no idea what
> caused the failure. I am now looking at a fresh install to fix things,
> or perhaps a K12LTSP upgrade. However, I'm afraid the problem will be
> carried on into the upgrade, so I fresh install looks like the way to go.

Trond,
	before you do fresh install, check if the /tmp directory and the
/var/spool/lpd/* tree are "lp" writable and whether the lpd (or
cups) daemon is owned by "lp" and is setuid "lp". julius




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