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On Dec 7, 2007 6:33 AM, Paul Stear <gentoo@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is weird, all of a sudden my printing has stopped working. Now I'm
> not sure if this is as a result of updates or I have finger trouble
> (probably this).
> Anyway it appears that cups isn't working, I get this error:-
> An error occurred while loading http://localhost:631/printers:
> Connection to host localhost is broken.
> I have reinstalled cups, restarted cupsd,checked cups.conf and it seems ok
> so I think I have done something that has affected localhost, but I can't
> find anything wrong.
> Here is my /etc/hosts:-
> # IPv4 and IPv6 localhost aliases
> #127.0.0.1 localhost
> 127.0.0.1 PC2.HOMENET PC2 localhost
> #::1 localhost
> I just don't know what to do next, any help appreciated
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Possibly it jsut crashed? Is cups running?
lightning ~ # /etc/init.d/cupsd status
* status: started
lightning ~ #
lightning ~ # cat /var/log/cups/error_log
I had problems recently with updates to cups. I think I had to
uninstall my printer and then reinstall it. Don't really remember.
Linux printing - the least fun thing about Linux. ;-)
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