Bug#520085: problem is a mismatch between iceweasel and cups configuration
mh at glandium.org
Sat Dec 19 18:52:52 UTC 2009
reassign 520085 libgtk2.0-0
Sorry for the late answer.
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 07:16:10PM -0600, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Package: iceweasel
> Version: 3.0.12-1
> Severity: normal
> The problem is that iceweasel is trying to get the cups printer list
> by connecting to /var/run/cups/cups.sock. If cupsd isn't configured
> to listen with
> Listen /var/run/cups/cups.sock
> in /etc/cupsd.conf, iceweasel won't get any printer information back.
> The distributed cupsd.conf now includes this line, but some of us with
> older cups installations didn't end up with the change when we got
> careless on an upgrade (that's what happened to me). While this is
> admittedly user error, it seems reasonable to also try to connect
> on :631
Iceweasel doesn't connect to cups.sock by itself, AFAICS.
It apparently delegates that to gtk. I don't know what happens from
there. The gtk+ maintainers may know better.
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