Cannot print from mate desktop
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Tue Jan 29 21:54:37 UTC 2019
On Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:18:19 -0500, James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions wrote:
> 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
This suggests there's something wrong with CUPS. Maybe due to
an update, some of its "moving parts" has moved a bit too much,
and you need to restore the CUPS landscape. :-)
I have been seeing this a few times in the past. The first place
to look at is the CUPS log file, especially /var/log/cups/error_log
for the errors. I'm certain you'll find some case of "not found"
somewhere in there.
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