Bug 19284 - task is not sent to printer after an upgrade from mga5 to cauldron
Summary: task is not sent to printer after an upgrade from mga5 to cauldron
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: Cauldron
Hardware: All Linux
Priority: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Thierry Vignaud
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Blocks: 18367
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Reported: 2016-09-02 09:29 CEST by john gibbe
Modified: 2016-09-02 12:35 CEST (History)
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Description john gibbe 2016-09-02 09:29:49 CEST
Description of problem:

In the updated cups-common package, the name of some programs has changed:
lpr-cups is now named lpr.cups, lpq-cups is lpq.cups ans so on.

As I update from mga5 to cauldron, it has broken the symbolic link chain:
/usr/bin/lpr -> /etc/alternatives/lpr
/etc/alternatives/lpr -> /usr/bin/lpr-cups
and the same for other lp* programs

if I link /etc/alternatives/lp* programs to the correct target it resolve that issue.

remarks:
- I didn't find the new target for lpmove
- I've not been able to find out from where /etc/alternatives comes (which package)
 


Steps to Reproduce:
1.install mga5
2.update to cauldron
3.open an application eg kwrite and try to print
Marja Van Waes 2016-09-02 12:35:59 CEST

CC: (none) => marja11
Blocks: (none) => 18367
Assignee: bugsquad => thierry.vignaud
Source RPM: cups-common => cups


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