[clug-talk] configure printer

Gustin Johnson gustin at echostar.ca
Sun May 28 20:07:51 PDT 2006

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Michael Walters wrote:
> Hello Gustin,
> I have highlighted in green among other things at /etc/init.d$
> cupsys and cupsys.dpkg-new . Should I su and remove cupsys.dpkg-new and 
> then run /etc.init.d/cupsys restart and then do a cat 
> /var/log.cups/error_log to see the details of any errors just as you 
> suggest? or should I just do /etc/init.d/cupsys restart exactly as you 
> suggest without removeing cupsys.dpkg-new and then do a cat 
> /var/log/cups/error_log to see the details of any errors exactly as you 
> suggest?
> The reason I was thinking that I should remove cupsys.dpkg-new is that I 
>   believe I got my printer problems running dkpg when I should not have.
The dpkg.new means that dpkg detected the new version is different from
the old.  The dpkg.new file is not harming anything and can be kept as is.

Just run the existing file (since that is what is happening on boot) and
post the output from the error log.  If it is really long (the log
file), then tail -n60 /var/log/cups/error.log

> Regards,
> Michael Walters
> ______________________________________________
> Gustin Johnson wrote:
> bogi wrote:
>>>> no.
>>>> chkconfig --list and send the result in.
> I don't think that this exists in a Debian based distro
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Szemir
>>>> On May 28, 2006 09:00, Michael Walters wrote:
>>>>> Hello All,
>>>>> On boot up I noticed that the computer while trying to run the cups said
>>>>> to correct the error by running /etc/rc5.d/h(something)
>>>>> And I have several choices for that something and perhaps a few other
>>>>> things should be run too.
>>>>> run /etc/rc5.d/hddtemp   ??
> This has nothing to do with cups
>>>>> run /etc/rc5.d/s20xprint ??
> Should not be run directly.
>>>>> Since squid is not working either should I run
>>>>> run/etc/rc5.d/s20squid  ??
> Does squid need to be running?  It likely should not be running unless
> one knows how to configure and lock it down.
>>>>> and should I run /etc/rd5.d/inetd ??
> Not really related to cups either.
> Basically to run these scripts you look in /etc/init.d/
> So for me
> /etc/init.d/cupsys restart
> is how I restart the cups service.
> cat /var/log/cups/error_log
> to see the details of any errors.
>>>>> All help appreciated in advance.
>>>>> I will check all the replies to this email for the next three days
>>>>> before trying any of them to be safe from messing up my system.
>>>>> I messed up my system by trying a suggestion some people made without
>>>>> checking it out first. That is how I lost printer configuration in the
>>>>> first place.
>>>>> I was thinking of doing what was suggested at boot up, if I can get it
>>>>> right.
>>>>> I would do the above as super user of course.
>>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>>> Michael Walters

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