CUPS client-error-document-format-not-supported

The setup

  1. You have a printer connected to a linux box and managed using CUPS.
  2. You are accessing the printer from Windows (XP) via IPP using http://[printserver]:631/printers/[printername].

The problem

Printing fails from Windows, with the following message in /var/log/cups/access_log (on the linux box):

Print-Job client-error-document-format-not-supported

The solution ?

Make sure you've enabled support for Windows PCL drivers. Uncomment application/octet-stream in /etc/cups/mime.types and uncomment application/octet-stream in /etc/cups/mime.convs.


Gentoo Printing Guide.

Last modified: 28/04/2007 Tags: (none)

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