[Wolves] printing with Inkscape

Mo Awkati mawkati at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Apr 30 09:58:25 UTC 2010

>Hi Mo

>Solving CUPS problems is really not one of my areas of expertise, but 
>one line of attack is to start Inkscape from the command line, that way 
>if it encounters any errors it should at least print them to console.

>At the same time run another command prompt and do:

>tail -f /var/log//var/log/cups/error_log

>You might need to use sudo, it depends on what distro you're running and 
.your admin privileges. In the 'tail' console, hit enter a few times to 
>give yourself some space between the existing entries and whatever will 

>Now try to print something and look in both of your consoles for signs 
>of an error. Use CTRL-c to exit the tail command. If the error log 
>doesn't show anything, do the same again looking at the other CUPS logs 
>in the same directory (just remove the error_log part from the path and 
>hit tab twice to see what files are in the same directory, there's no 
>real need to look at the historical ones which end in numbers or .gz).

>While it won't fix your problem it may well show some error messages you 
>can google and paste in here to help diagnose the problem.


>Adam Sweet

Hi Adam

Good pointers I'll give them a go.



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