Cups HP Printing Broken with F18 Recent Updates?

Tim Evans tkevans at tkevans.com
Sun Mar 10 15:05:29 UTC 2013


On 03/10/2013 11:02 AM, Richard Vickery wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Zoltan Boszormenyi <zboszor at freemail.hu
> <mailto:zboszor at freemail.hu>> wrote:
>
>     2013-03-08 22:58 keltezéssel, Tim Evans írta:
>
>         Can't say when this started, but printing is now broken, with
>         "/usr/lib/cups/filter/pdftops failed" errors on all print jobs,
>         to both my printers. (HP LJ 1300 and HP Officejet-pro-8600).
>
>         Cups version is cups-1.5.4-20.fc18.i686  hplip/hpijsf are
>         3.13.2-1.fc18
>
>
>     I just upgraded yesterday, hpijs and hplip was upgraded and
>     it broke my HP LaserJet 1020 as well as I noticed today.
>
>     The solution in my case was to re-download/reinstall the
>     proprietary plugin for this hplip version by running "hp-plugin -i"
>     as root. The error I saw in the logs was:
>
>     Mar 10 14:22:28 localhost dbus[714]: [system] Successfully activated
>     service 'org.opensuse.CupsPkHelper.__Mechanism'
>     Mar 10 14:22:33 localhost systemd[1]: Started CUPS Printing Service.
>     Mar 10 14:22:33 localhost hpcups[10069]: common/utils.c 129:
>     validate_plugin_version() Plugin version[3.12.6] mismatch with HPLIP
>     version[3.13.2]
>     Mar 10 14:22:33 localhost hpcups[10069]: common/utils.c 156: Plugin
>     version is not matching
>     Mar 10 14:22:33 localhost hpcups[10069]: common/utils.c 219: Invalid
>     Library hanlder pLibHandler = NULL.
>     Mar 10 14:22:54 localhost systemd[1]: Started CUPS Printing Service.
>     Mar 10 14:22:58 localhost systemd[1]: Started CUPS Printing Service.
>
>     Best regards,
>     Zoltán Böszörményi
>
>
> I must be doing something wrong - I haven't been able to print since the
> upgrade realising that I'd get to it later. I tried:
> $ sudo yum reinstall "hp-plugin -i"
>
> and got back
>
> Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
> No Match for argument: hp-plugin -i
> Error: Nothing to do

Believe your use of double quotes affected the command.  The package 
name is "hp-plugin" not "hp-plugin -i".  "-i" is a command-line option 
to "hp-plugin, I think.

Still, this didn't fix my problem. Error messages were the same I 
previously reported.
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