View Full Version : SLES 12 cannot set up printers

04-Mar-2016, 15:47
i am unable to install any printers
get message timed out waiting for lpinfo
running lpinfo -m or -v from command prompt hangs indefinitely with no output and needs ctrl-c to terminate

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09-Mar-2016, 14:56
problem now fixed
did a complete re-install of OS
something must have gone wrong the first time

09-Mar-2016, 15:59
Hi tjsearle,

thank you for reporting back.

Debugging error situations sometimes is more troublesome than "fixing" it by re-installation - I'm glad that choice actually got your issue resolved :)