print/cups: since update to 1.7.1: error : Send-Document client-error-document-format-not-supported

Thomas Hoffmann trh411 at
Tue Apr 8 15:16:34 UTC 2014

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 9:42 AM, O. Hartmann <ohartman at>wrote:

> Since the update of print/cups from 1.5.X to 1.7.1 I'm unable to print
> from LibreOffice,
> Firefox or Claws-Mail, but I can print LaTeX created documents via xpdf or
> Postscript
> directly by naming the printqueue.
> Checking the access- and error logs of cups when failing, I always see
> this weird message
> (not for the particular queue, but for all):
> access_log:
>  "POST /printers/OJ8600PRO_SW_A4_simplex_draft HTTP/1.1"
> 200 36510 Send-Document client-error-document-format-not-supported
> error_log:
> [Client 14] Returning IPP client-error-document-format-not-supported for
> Send-Document
> (ipp://localhost:631/printers/OJ8600PRO_SW_A4_simplex_draft) from localhost
> This happens with the "rescued" configuration of the printing system as
> well with a
> brand-new setup. Googling reveals, that maybe /var/db/cache could be the
> culprit, but I
> deleted all files there as well as other spool folders and I already setup
> each printer
> from scratch since I suspected changes in the configs.
> Has anybody ideas where to look further?
> I was wondering if I might be the only one with trouble after that cups
> update.
> Please CC me when responding,
> thanks in advance,
> Oliver

Some folks on the Forums reported that the (re)-installation of
print/cups-filter resolved this issue for them. Maybe for you too?

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