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Re: Printing Problems (2nd request)



On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Joseph McCrary wrote:

> Please help. If I cannot fix this printing problem, I will have to
> abandon Linux for the hated world of Windoze!!!
>
> Two weeks ago, I no longer could send a document to either printer. I've
> got two printers connected, both of which used to work fine. One is a
> Canon S600 connected to a USB port. The other is a HP LJ 6MP connected
> through my local network. Both worked fine previously.
>
> Whenever I try to print from a program (e.g., Firefox), the only printer
> available is the PostScript default. Previously, both printers were
> listed, with the HP as the default printer.
>
> When I try to print a test page, I get this error:
>
> lpr: error - unable to print file: server-error-service-unavailable
>
> I'm running Core 3, and have done all of the updates. I downloaded and
> installed the latest version of CUPS (1.1.22). That did not help.

Do you have a firewall running?  Try using system-config-securitylevel to
add 631:tcp to the list of open ports (on the machine with the printers
attached).

> [...]
>
> Please help.
>
> Joe
>
>
>

-- 
		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs


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