[plug] printer won't restart
tomasz89 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 11:45:24 WST 2008
> Thanks Tomasz. My distro is Rsdhat 9 and the printer connection is
> parellel to parellel.
> Your reply made me think back to basics and I checked the cords behind the
> computer and do I feel stupid; the printer parellel cable had fallen away
> and there was no connction to the computer.
> However the problem remains after I reconnected the cable and rebooted.
> Firstly, kuzzu didn't start up and the CUPS test page didn't start either.
> Also, how do I remove the printer through the GUI?
> Secondly, when I do "# service cups status" to see if cupsd is running or
> not, I get 'bash: service: command not found"
> and I can't proceed from there.
> I also get "$ or # lpc" and "bash: lpc: command not found" and "$ or #lpr"
> gives "bash : lpr: command not found"
> But "$ or # lpq" works OK.
> Can anyone explain this.
My Redhat 9 days are more than rusty; I'd be hacking
/etc/cups/cupsd.conf (or whatever existed in those days, is it the BSD
lpr daemon or cups you're using?) to remove that printer then re-add
If you want an easier time though, I'd strongly recommend upgrading
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