Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Re: Call for testing : Driverless printing on Zesty

On 12/28/2016 03:00 PM, Bernard Tremblay wrote:
> Yes, after turning off/on the printer, the lpstat -v returns this:
> -------------------------------------------
> bt@ungava:~$ lpstat -v
> device for Brother-MFC-J650DW: ipp://BRW3C77E657AB52.local:631/ipp/print
> ---------------------------------------------
> I have checked and I have only one print queue.

I have checked the attached PPD and it shows that your printer is not
only an AirPrint printer but an IPP Everywhere printer, so it fulfills
the newest standard for driverless printing.

Now please activate CUPS' debug logging using the command

cupsctl --debug-logging

After that please print on this print queue with different settings and
from different applications. Please tell what works and what does not work.

Indpendent of whether everything works or not, please attach your
/var/log/cups/error_log file to your answer to this mail right after
your printing tests.

This is to make absolutely sure that correct IPP Everywhere printing
happens on your printer (and I can ask the Brother guys in the PWG that
they should do their homework of adding their printers to

> I did not install any proprietary Brother drivers. I will install the
> scanner driver asap and tell you what happens.

If the scanner works without installing anything, then all is fine and
you do not need to install any driver.

Perhaps you can scan also using the web admin interface (on my HP this

If you need a scanner driver, please install only the SCANNER drivers
from Brother, as the PRINTER drivers are not needed any more for you.
Try whether you can scan now.


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