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Re: [SLUG] Re: Printer problem in Ubuntu
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Re: Printer problem in Ubuntu
- From: Troy Rollo <troy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 01:21:58 +1000
- Cc: Heracles <heracles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Organization: Parry Carroll, Lawyers
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On Thursday 16 June 2011 00:04:25 Heracles wrote:
> It is an HP P1005 Laserjet.
> As it worked in 11.04 loses the settings etc. each time it is restarted
> whereas 10.10 did not, I believe it is a problem in 11.04.
> I'm considering going back to 10.10.
Have you tried restarting cups? (sudo sh /etc/init.d/cups restart). If that
works, then it is likely a problem with the order in which daemons are being
started at boot (which could in principle affect some HP printers). If that is
your problem it might be fixed by adding "sh /etc/init.d/cups restart" to
The only other remotely rational culprit I can think of would be your printer
settings being symlinked into a directory in /tmp and /var/tmp, which would be
a fairly effective way of losing settings on reboot (especially if they are ram
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