Printing in Gnome

Roland Smith rsmith at
Wed Feb 27 20:00:54 UTC 2008

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 08:05:13PM +0100, Marco Beishuizen wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having trouble getting things printed in Gnome. CUPS is installed and 
> printing a test from localhost:631 is working fine. In the gnome-cups-
> manager the printer is showing.
> But when I try to print a test from the gnome-cups-manager I get a message 
> that it's printed and the led on the printer flickers, but nothing is 
> coming out. Even when the cups logfile is saying the print has succeeded. 
> Also It's impossible to print from any application (Gnome or not), the 
> printer is not showing, or when trying to print to /usr/local/bin/lpr 
> nothing happens.
> Has someone an idea what to do next?

Make sure that you remove or disable the standard lp* programs.

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