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[Bug 1382889] Re: System keeps trashing my Brother MFG-7820 printer configuation




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  System keeps trashing my Brother MFG-7820 printer configuation

Status in “system-config-printer” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  The default Brother MFG-7820 driver is broken.  I had to install the
  correct driver to get it to work *at all*.  You have to install the
  one that says "for cups".

  I have this ~/installationfiles/READ.ME file:

  After downloading the Brother MFG 7820N CUPS driver (apt-get-installs
  in this directory; see http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/MFC-7820N) need to
  set up the printer to use it.  Set to:


  Under Change Driver, select printer from database then Brother

  Under driver Select MFG7820N for CUPS

  Use the new PPD (Postscript Printer Description) as is

  Modify the printers configuration file

    sudo stop cups
    sudo emacs --no-splash /etc/cups/printers.conf
    # comment out the stupid authorization line
    sudo start cups

  Okay, fine, that fixes the problem.  But then why do I have to
  reconfigure this over and over again?  And why doesn't somebody delete
  the broken cups driver and replace it with the one that works?  Ubuntu
  seems to come with "cups" out of the box so shouldn't the CUPS driver
  be the default? And why does it keep setting my printer to a location
  called "mightyMini" which is not the correct IP address?  I really
  would like to be able to just turn my system on and use my printer.

  Thanks for any help with this!

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: system-config-printer-gnome 1.4.3+20140219-0ubuntu2.2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-37.64-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-37-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.5
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sat Oct 18 21:45:17 2014
  ExecutablePath: /usr/share/system-config-printer/system-config-printer.py
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-08-24 (56 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
  InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
  Lpstat: device for Brother-MFC-7820N: ipps://MightyMini.local:631/printers/Brother_MFC_7820N
  MachineType: System manufacturer P5K-VM
  PackageArchitecture: all
  Papersize: letter
  PpdFiles: Brother-MFC-7820N: Brother MFC7820N for CUPS
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-37-generic root=UUID=e038b44a-29a1-4d5d-bf18-9df7f324e92f ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
  SourcePackage: system-config-printer
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  dmi.bios.date: 05/25/2007
  dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: 0304
  dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.board.name: P5K-VM
  dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
  dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
  dmi.chassis.type: 3
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
  dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0304:bd05/25/2007:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnP5K-VM:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnP5K-VM:rvrRev1.xx:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
  dmi.product.name: P5K-VM
  dmi.product.version: System Version
  dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

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