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FS#30148 - [cups] Errors printing to Toshiba MFC devices

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Phillip Smith (fukawi2) - Wednesday, 06 June 2012, 01:47 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Friday, 29 June 2012, 11:52 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Arch appears to be affected by the same bug as Ubuntu in cups/cups-filters:

Additional info:
* package version(s)
cups 1.5.3-3
libcups 1.5.3-3
cups-filters 1.0.18-2
poppler 0.20.0-1
poppler-glib 0.20.0-1

I am able to resolve the issue with the following command (as per the Ubuntu bug report):
# lpadmin -p <printer> -o pdftops-renderer-default=pdftops
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Friday, 29 June 2012, 11:52 GMT
Reason for closing:  No response
Additional comments about closing:  Ubuntu report says it's fixed. We use the same version.
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 06 June 2012, 05:37 GMT

Our package version already allows it:
- pdftops: Allow selection whether Ghostscript or Poppler is used
at runtime, setting the "pdftops-renderer" option to "gs" or

So this should already work. You can also rebuild the pkg and switch at compile time to default to pdftops.

No idea if it's possible to use a systemwide configuration file to store such settings.