After some googling around I found various suggestions, but none seemed to help. In the end, it turned out that I had to follow THREE different suggestions to make it work. To save you the same odysee, here's my recipe for making printer drivers work again that stopped working on Yosemite:
- Remove any troublesome printers from the "Printers & Scanners" System Preferences.
- Re-Install the printer driver.
- Fix the permissions of the installed cups drivers by starting the "Disk Utility" program, selecting the startup disk and clicking on "Repair Disk Permissions".
- Turn off the tighter Sandboxing checks in Yosemite with these two Terminal commands:
- sudo sh -c 'echo "Sandboxing Relaxed" >> /etc/cups/cups-files.conf'
- sudo launchctl stop org.cups.cupsd
And, if you found this useful, also check out some other work of mine, such as:
- Find Any File - The program that finds the files that Spotlight doesn't.
- iClip - Improves the workflow with text snippets and the clipboard in general.
Thank you so much!ReplyDelete
your instructions just helped me to fix the following problem:
Network Lexmark X342n didn't print under OS X 10.11 (cups 2.1). It printed one ASCII character line per page instead of the actual documents. Yet it worked great under OS X 10.9 (cups 1.6).
Finally I found this instruction, so now it works under the 10.11 too.
I was able to fix the issue by making the CUPS printing system to work on O.S 10.10 through this blog. It was really informative.ReplyDelete
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Thanks from the bottom of my heart. My 2002 ( 17 years old ) Japanese Canon A3 format Laser "LBP-1610" is working perfectly in Mojave 10.14.6ReplyDelete