I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on my laptop and I am not able to print on a network printer via CUPS anymore. If I run
I get the error
There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'Bad Request'.
If I run
I get the following output:
OpenPrinting: Init ('en_US', 'UTF-8') 1 0 +<NewPrinterGUI object at 0x7ff964028460 (newprinter+NewPrinterGUI at 0xea5ba0)> Connected as user roberto +<PrinterPropertiesDialog object at 0x7ff964041dc0 (printerproperties+PrinterPropertiesDialog at 0xf0b3a0)> <authconn.Connection instance at 0x7ff964033830>: Operation += obtaining queue details Authentication pass: 1 Authentication: password callback set 1024: u'Bad Request'
If I instead run the command with sudo I can access the dialog and set the printers, but then the applications that do not run as root cannot see the printers set by root.
is set and exported both by the
.profile in my home directory and in
I googled unsuccessfully so far. I also reinstalled cups after having removed it with --purge. Any hint?