Cannot print from mate desktop

James B. Byrne byrnejb at
Tue Jan 29 21:18:21 UTC 2019

On Tue, January 29, 2019 15:49, James B. Byrne wrote:
> FreeBSD-11.2p8
> Following a massive pkg update this morning, followed by a
> freebsd-update install and restart, I now discover that I cannot print
> from the mate desktop.  When I print from any application on the
> desktop, libreoffice, pluma, firefox, the printer dialogue shows up,
> the print job is generated, but nothing prints on the printer.  Nor
> can I find any printer management applet in the toolbar.

Now I get this from libreoffice:

Could not start printer.
Please check your printer configuration

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