I just spent 2 days working on a problem I have had for a few years.  My
laptop Fedora system CUPS client would not use the Fedora Desktop CUPS
print server.  It finally boiled down to the laptop was configured as a
local printer using a network socket via IPP protocol.  I searched the web
for "filter failed", the error I  got on the server.  I got many responses.
I tried this "solution" and that "solution" until I landed upon this page:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1010580.  Where I found the

Tim Waugh 2013-09-25 06:07:38 EDT

It shouldn't have a driver at all. It needs to be a raw queue.

Try adjusting the queue like this:

lpadmin -p HP-deskJet_930C -m raw

Does that work?

I substituted Photosmart_C3100, my queue name, and finally was able to
print a test page.

I am writing this email so that some other poor soul trying to use the CUPS
configuration website for printing does not have to suffer through what I

The lesson is that a queue on a print client to a print server does not
need the printer's driver.  It needs to be the to be a "raw" queue.

When I think about that, I just have to say, "duh".

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