[arch-general] cups 1.6.1 doesn't detect usb printer

siriusb at linuxmail.org siriusb at linuxmail.org
Sat Sep 8 12:01:51 EDT 2012

On 2012-09-08 17:34, Serge Hooge wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm stuck with resolving my printer issue. Maybe someone here can
>> help me out.
>> Long story: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=148474
>> Short version:  I reinstalled cups, removed all leftover files
>> in /etc, /usr which wasn't owned any package. Samsung unified driver
>> got replaced with splix-svn 307.
>> Now cups doesn't see my usb printer. On a laptop with clean cups
>> install it works.
>> (snip)
> The troubles CUPS updates always cause have bugged me so much I had it
> blacklisted.
> What exactly have you tried to install the printer?
> system-config-printer? Web interface? Samsung installers?
I abandoned samsung unified driver and switched to splix. I tried to add 
the printer via web and command line interface .

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