Can you confirm that the message you get is 'server-error-service-unavailable' and not 'client-error-not-authorized'? Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: CUPS is not printing (lpr: unable to print file: server-error-service-unavailable) Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Fabian (fsturm) wrote on 2008-01-26: #2 Me too, so it seems to be a common error. Put CUPS in complain mode and restart clears it up, but yeah it's kind of a pain. navigate to this website
I tried to add the printer and get the message:-"an error occured when trying to add the selected printer. I already checked google for this error... Changed in cupsys (Ubuntu): status: Confirmed → Invalid See full activity log To post a comment you must log in. Maybe you want to check them out.
Comment 40 Tim Waugh 2005-10-12 11:09:23 EDT Thank you for testing. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Baby Boomer (USofA), Baby Boomer (USofA) Feb 7, 2011 9:48 AM in response to tokaimaster Level 9 (57,660 points) Feb 7, 2011 Thank you! This is repeatable.
Comment 28 Tim Waugh 2005-10-03 05:49:40 EDT 1. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Join Date Apr 2009 Location Montana Beans 147 DistroUbuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Re: There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'failed to connect to server' I had this same issue https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1536926?tstart=0 Reply With Quote 05-14-2004,02:12 PM #4 mdwatts View Profile View Forum Posts Grand Master Join Date Dec 1999 Location Toronto Posts 39,320 Sorry as CUPS takes 2 weeks to setup.
I think the /etc/cups/err_output file (and directory) probably does not have the right permissions. There was an error during Cups operation: 'server-error-service-unavailable'. User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. All rights reserved.
sudo aa-complain cupsd sudo /etc/init.d/cups restart~Jeff GitHub - LinkedIn -Twitter - Google+ - Facebook Back to top Report #5 MichaelB in Cincinnati MichaelB in Cincinnati Member Members 31 posts LocationVas You What you can do in that case is the following (as root): mkdir /tmp/cups chmod a+x /tmp/cups touch /tmp/cups/err_output chmod a+w /tmp/cups/err_output service cups restart Please delete the printer definition and thanks, ArlinOrlando Reply With Quote 05-13-2004,11:59 AM #2 mdwatts View Profile View Forum Posts Grand Master Join Date Dec 1999 Location Toronto Posts 39,320 Distro/version? Thanks in advance!
Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support General Help [SOLVED] There was an error during useful reference Lpd has a raw spooler. restarting lpd for similar reasons. All rights reserved.
Having the correct server name in cups client.conf file. Why I STILL dont dare recommend Ubuntu to friends and relatives. I deleted my printer definition. 5. http://wx2me.com/server-error/server-error-service-unavailable-mac-os-x.php I have not tried messing with permissions of /dev/tty, although that seems to be the culprit.
It also has cups installed. vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
Sorry if this has been answered already.I have, until today, been using a lexmark printer on my mac and every time i put the computer off i had to reinstall the Could you please change the LogLevel line in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf to read like this?: LogLevel debug2 Then please run: service cups stop >/var/log/cups/error_log >/tmp/cups/err_output Sorry to ask, but could you please try Curiously enough the err_output file only has output from the cupsd process (the scheduler), and not the admin.cgi process that it spawns. Support Apple Support Communities Shop the Apple Online Store (1-800-MY-APPLE), visit an Apple Retail Store, or find a reseller.
copy the file to the directory /usr/share/cups/model/ 3. For more information on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. Thanks MacPro 5,1 - 6-Core 3.33GHz, 48GB, AMD HD 7970 Optical-Apple Super Drive & MCE Internal Blu-ray 512GB SSUBX Apple SSD, 4TB WD, 4TB Barracuda Sonnet Allegro Pro USB 3.0/SOLO-X2/OS X get redirected here I created a new printer Unfortunately my problem still exists.
Please do not send me a PM asking for help... This sends the file on to the printer without any changes. Expected Results: The new printer options should be saved to the PPD-file in the directory /etc/cups/ppd.