Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1000825
A brother HL-2140 printer doesn't work
Last modified: 2014-02-05 17:19:38 EST
Created attachment 790123 [details]
Fedora 18 troubleshooting process result.
Description of problem:
A Brother HL-2140 printer doesn't work under Fedora 18 (printing work is launched but printer does nothing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Any printing work
Steps to Reproduce: whatever
Printer doesn't receive any job to print out
a report file is enclosed with the resuult od Fedora printer troubleshooting.
Problem seems to be that you use 'Foomatic/hpijs-pcl5e' driver while hpijs package is not installed. Was the printer queue installed automatically or did you select the driver yourself ? According to  the 'Foomatic/Postscript' driver should have been selected (or maybe it's because I'm trying it on F19 ?).
Can you either install hpijs or change the driver in system-config-printer (double-click the printer and press 'Change...' button next to 'Make and Model') to some other (like Foomatic/Postscript or hl1250) and let me know if that fixes the problem?
 python -c "import cupshelpers; cupshelpers.xmldriverprefs.test(xml_path='/etc/cupshelpers/',deviceid='MFG:Brother;CMD:PJL,HBP;MDL:HL-2140 series;')"
Could you also run that command and attach output ?
python -c "import cupshelpers; cupshelpers.xmldriverprefs.test(xml_path='/etc/cupshelpers/',deviceid='MFG:Brother;CMD:PJL,HBP;MDL:HL-2140 series;')"
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