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    Can't establish a connection to server at Localhost:631

    All of a sudden I am getting this error message when I try to access cups to check my print settings etc.
    I have an ongoing battle printing where the print queue just sits and does nothing (says processing), or sometimes the file does not even reach the print queue.

    I have tried to delete cups and reinstall it, to no avail. I am running suse 10. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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    try typing in & see what happens

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    Linux Guru AlexK's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    make sure following line is in /etc/hosts localhost lo localhost.localdomain

    also when you try to access via your web browser, it should be localhost instead of Localhost.
    Life is complex, it has a real part and an imaginary part.

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    Thanks for the replies, - this strange event has disappeared as quickly as it arrived. All I did in the interim was an online update (had not been done for about 30 days) and the problem was gone.

    For your suggestions of trying and watching the spelling etc, I had already tried them and they also failed.

    Thanks again

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    Linux Enthusiast cousinlucky's Avatar
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    Dec 2005
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    On another forum I was sent to the local host to reset my printer settings and was denied entry. I went into Yast - hardware - printer - there I was able to change the resolution and page settings for my printer very easily. I was quite awestruck that there were so many things that I had choices of. I would advise you to go into Yast for your printer settings; especially if you are the only one using your computer.

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