Printer definition failure
gstool at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 18 18:54:29 UTC 2004
On Wednesday 18 February 2004 12:45, Gerry Tool wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 February 2004 12:36, Gerry Tool wrote:
> > When I tried to set up a printer, I found the Printing Manager to show
> > that the LPR/LPRNG printing system was selected instead of the now
> > standard CUPS system. I changed that, and then tried to set up a
> > printer.
> > After setting up all the printer attributes, it presented an
> > Authorization Dialog asking for a Username and Password. Using the root
> > values, it failed. It asked twice before presenting the failure dialog.
> > I then retried using my user values, and the same thing repeated.
> > I have all the printing packages provided in rawhide today installed.
> > Is this repeatable? If so, I'll be happy to buzilla it.
> Added info:
> I logged out, logged in as root to see if I could set it up. It was
> already defined! Logged back in as a user, printer was flagged with a
> problem. Opened Gnome Print Manager. Decided to edit the printer - this
> time it asked me for a root password and let me edit it. I found that it
> was set up as Raw rather than as a PCL6 that I had tried to set up.
> Changed, and the printer now works.
> I will definitely look for this in bugzilla and make an entry.
I spoke too soon. Kwrite sent a page to the printer, and a footer with the
file name printed, but no text from the file printed.
So, I opened the file in Gedit, and it printed properly. What bugzilla
components should I file against?
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