Bug 616227 - No printer driver for Dell Laser Printer 1710n
Summary: No printer driver for Dell Laser Printer 1710n
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-printer (Show other bugs)
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Version: 13
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-07-19 21:07 UTC by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2011-06-29 13:15 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-29 13:15:52 UTC
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Description Orion Poplawski 2010-07-19 21:07:17 UTC
Description of problem:

$ sudo system-config-printer
No ID match for device usb://Dell/Laser%20Printer%201710n:
MFG:Dell;MDL:Laser Printer 1710n;CMD:PCL 6 Emulation, PostScript Level 3 Emulation, NPAP, PJL;DES:Dell Laser Printer 1710n;
Using gutenprint.5.2://pcl-g_6/simple (status: 2)
(<class 'xml.parsers.expat.ExpatError'>, ExpatError('no element found: line 1, column 0',), <traceback object at 0x1885b90>)
[('/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/cupshelpers/openprinting.py', 152, 'parse_result', 'root = XML (result)'), ('/usr/lib64/python2.6/xml/etree/ElementTree.py', 964, 'XML', 'return parser.close()'), ('/usr/lib64/python2.6/xml/etree/ElementTree.py', 1254, 'close', 'self._parser.Parse("", 1) # end of data')]
(<class 'xml.parsers.expat.ExpatError'>, ExpatError('no element found: line 1, column 0',), <traceback object at 0x1976368>)
[('/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/cupshelpers/openprinting.py', 152, 'parse_result', 'root = XML (result)'), ('/usr/lib64/python2.6/xml/etree/ElementTree.py', 964, 'XML', 'return parser.close()'), ('/usr/lib64/python2.6/xml/etree/ElementTree.py', 1254, 'close', 'self._parser.Parse("", 1) # end of data')]

I appears that the generic PCL 6 driver works, but isn't suggested.

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Comment 2 Jiri Popelka 2010-07-20 11:47:34 UTC
*Don't* run system-config-printer as root.
It does not need to run as root, and doing so may in fact be harmful.

Does it change anything in your problem, when you run it as regular user ?

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