I performed a "do-release-upgrade" a few days ago from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. After the upgrade I wasn't able to print. Printing worked before the upgrade.

Printer: Brother MFC-J625DW (connected via WiFi with static IP address Computer: Lenovo ThinkPad T410 (connected to same network as printer; pinged for confirmation)

When I print a test page, the system notifies me that the job was submitted and completed, but the printer doesn't do anything.

I have looked through logs, but I don't really know which messages are pertinent to the situation.

I've managed to fix this problem with past upgrades, but I'm stumped by this one. Any ideas?


I'm going to answer my own question in case it helps anyone.

I found this thread https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2404947 and did an autoremove, upgrade, and reboot. I logged back in and successfully printed a test page.

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