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Printer configuration problem

If you are having a problem with getting any of your computer's hardware to work with MEPIS or you can't find the right driver, this is the forum to use. It's for newbies and regular users to post questions. Just make sure to post what hardware you are having problems with, in the subject and not just in the post's text area, please.
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Printer configuration problem


Post by Toastrack » Tue Nov 11, 2014 7:49 am

When I use the configuration system to configure or change my printer details, I keep getting the message:-

Error Option 'cpi' has value 'Notimplemented' and cannot be edited.

This appears twice for each printer when I try to edit or exit. I have searched and found two config pfiles with the string 'Notimplemented', but I don't really know how to go from here; I'm not skilled to try and edit python etc.!!

The printers seem to work ok, but I'd really like to tidy this up as it can be unnerving.


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Re: Printer configuration problem


Post by chrispop99 » Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:32 am


If so, what release are you using? This was a bug (that still exists in some other newly-released distributions!) that was fixed.

It doesn't happen here on a current MX-14.2 release.

Test machines:
32-bit non-PAE - Thinkpad T41, 1.6GHz Pentium M, 1GB RAM.
32-bit PAE - DELL Latitude D610, 1.73GHz Pentium M, 2GB RAM.
64-bit - Lenovo T61, 2GHz Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM
64-bit - Gigabyte Z77P-D3, Intel i3-3220, GeForce 8400 GS, 4GB PC3-12800.

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Re: Printer configuration problem


Post by Toastrack » Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:52 pm

I'm using M11 with all the automatic updates included.

If it's a bug and causing no loss of performance, then may be I should just ignore it? I'll await knowledgeable comments.

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Re: Printer configuration problem


Post by male » Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:10 am

My MX14 shows this symbolic link

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file /tmp
/tmp: symbolic link to `/var/tmp'
If you have that too, try this solution: http://antix.freeforums.org/post37895.html#p37895
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Re: Printer configuration problem


Post by Jerry3904 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:27 am

I have that symlink as well, but no such error. I wonder why it shows up sporadically. Maybe I am not understanding what "the configuration system" refers to exactly...
Production: 4.15.0-1-amd64, MX-17.1, AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core, GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2, 8 GB, SSD 120 GB, Data 1TB
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