connecting printer (cups operation failed to connect to server

Asked by Bob R Roberts on 2018-11-08

runing 18.04 mate printer is HP laserjet 4L when trying to connect i get cups server error (cups operation failed to connect to server)

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What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy hplip


Bob R Roberts (brroberts44) said : #2

error:no such opyion

Copy and paste the command to the terminal

Bob R Roberts (brroberts44) said : #4

command lsb not found

Bob R Roberts (brroberts44) said : #5

500 http://us.archive bionic/main i386 pachkages

Bob R Roberts (brroberts44) said : #6

Question is the same. that is what i got in termenal

There is an underscore after lsb, not a space. You aren't copying the command I gave. You are trying to retype it and botching it. Why do you think I gave the full command?

Bob R Roberts (brroberts44) said : #8

no lsb modules are available
distributor id:ubuntu
description ubuntu 18.04.1 lts
release 18.04
codename bionic
linux bob-dimension-8400 4.15.0-38 generic #41-ubuntu smp wed oct 10 10:58:23 utc 2018 i686 i686 i686 gnu/linux hplip
                installed: 3.17.18+repack0-5
                candidate: 3.27.18+repack0-5
                 ***3.17.18+repack0-5 500

Bob R Roberts (brroberts44) said : #9

ob@bob-Dimension-8400:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy hplip
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
Release: 18.04
Codename: bionic
Linux bob-Dimension-8400 4.15.0-39-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 23 15:43:58 UTC 2018 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux
  Installed: 3.17.10+repack0-5
  Candidate: 3.17.10+repack0-5
  Version table:
 *** 3.17.10+repack0-5 500
        500 bionic/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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