Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 106865
Inconsistence between redhat-config-printer, kprinter and http://localhost:631 for new PPD installation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:58 EST
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Description of problem:
If I install a ppd file from www.linuxprinting.org, i.e. Generic-PCL5e printer,
I have to install the printer using kprinter "add printer" feature or using the
cups build-in way (http://localhost:631). The default RHEL way of installing new
printer does not contain the new driver, while the two other way manage to see
it, install it and it works.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Kprinter and install new printer queue using Generic_PCL5e PPD from
2. Open redhat-config-printer, the printer is installed, but the driver is
Actual Results: The printer driver from linuxprinting.org is not recognized in
the redhat-config-printer even if it is recognized in kprinter and in
Expected Results: The driver should be recognized by all means to add a printer.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 84224 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.