failed”” To try and fix this I have restarted cups on the server, filter /usr/lib/ cups/filter/pstops (PID ) I [11/May/ +] [Job. MacOS Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro () Printer: Xerox Phaser , Driver Printing with Adobe PDF Printer fails in all applications cups. Nothing that I try to print with CUPS goes to the printer, it just sits in the Started filter pstops (PID ) D [23/Nov/ ] [Job.

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Overnight this problem appeared and I have zero idea of what nor why. This is a community maintained site. For pshops printers please try to run:. And more to the point what language level should be used. I was able to get them working by using Disk Utility to “Repair Disk Permissions” on the hard drive, after loading the most recent HP driver for my Color Laserjet dn. Attachment [details] Comment 37 also fails.

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You faiiled use this command to find out which driver is being used:. Retrieved from ” https: Comment 54 John Dennis Where do we go from here?

Can you identify what condition that is? We’re now coming up on year three since the root problem was identified, and still no fix is pending. Comment 60 John Dennis Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

To sum it up, slow printing issue can rise again with different PDF file, then it is on user’s decision: Comment 41 John Dennis Is it possible the printing pipeline adds something else along the way, job control commands for instance?


Adding cups-browsed to the system allows other applications and the command line programs also to know about these Bonjour advertised print queues and printers. Here are several known issues, which arise with certain circumstances, and there isn’t general solution or upstream didn’t want to add the solution to its project:. The printing troubleshooter attempts to collect this information from the printer, pstips you can do it yourself with the lpinfo command:.

Comment 45 John Dennis The printer manual should be consulted to ascertain how to set up an ethernet cabled or wireless connection.

It is connected with message:. With consistent output you should be confident the printing system should be able to locate the printer.

PID So the file sent to printer is a postscript generated with pstops filter. A user’s reaction to an inability to print can vary from viewing it as merely annoying up to intolerable. Comment 25 Fai,ed Waugh Here is an account and analysis of a printing problem solved by the application of a USB quirk.

Comment 31 Michael Eager I also notice that the failing file has two “pop” operation following the put for each of these, while the working file has only one. Typically the first page or two prints fine duplex mode is not a factor then an error page prints and the document stops printing. I also noticed the difference between level 2 and level 3 when I looked at the ps files, but I wasn’t sure what controlled given the PPD.

The USB cus uses libusb and there is the possibility of a bug in that software. Output from pdftops which invokes pstops itself It is provided as ipp14 and offered as an option with lpadminthe CUPS web interface and system-config-printer.


Wouldn’t the problem be in the generated print commands?

How to debug printing problems

I’m guessing this is not what is expected. All replies Drop Down menu. What can be done with this printer-ready file? I have removed cups and also purged all files. Apparently lpadmin -x printername will do that.

If failfd do, you might begin to think in terms of three causes for the problem: This is a PDF-centric workflow. May 6th, 4. A printer which does Bonjour broadcasting can be discovered and identified using avahi-browsed: Comment 1 Jiri Popelka I believe that this error appeared after an update, following which some email with graphics fail to print correctly. To see the available drivers, click on the Change This common error is mostly caused by external causes server outage, network outagewhen wget tries to download plugin, but it returns only error message.

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Reassigning to the new owner of this component. The files are quite different. May 3, 9: To rule out the backend as a cause of a problem the printer-ready file can be sent directly to the printer.