[kde-linux] kdeprintd error

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 31 17:31:09 UTC 2008

On Thursday 31 July 2008 17:55:57 Paul Cartwright wrote:
> ok, I'm not sure what to fix. My wife tried to print an email message, and
> she gets this error:
> A print error occurred. Error message received from system:
> Unable to start child print process. The KDE print server (kdeprintd) could
> not be contacted. Check that this server is running.
> ------------------------------------
> on My local account, I pull up kmail, and print any message I want. Whats
> wrong and how do I fix it?
> I am using cups, and it is running.

My guess is that there is a print job stalled somewhere in the system.  Try 
localhost:631 and check out Jobs.

If that looks OK, check the Printer page - I have known times when a printer 
has to be stopped then started after something upset it.


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