Printer Setup Repair is designed to rectify situations where the Printer Setup Utility will not open, printers cannot be added, CUPS fails to operate, and numerous other errors. Although Printer Setup Repair cannot fix every printing problem, it is capable of resolving most of the common ones. Printer Setup Repair can also be used to delete unwanted printer drivers, remove a build up of spool files, and recreate the /tmp symbolic link.
Printer Setup Repair allows the user to do the following:
Backup and restore the printing systemVerify the root userVerify and recreate the lp userVerify and recreate the lp groupVerify and repair the Printer Setup Utility file permissionsVerify and repair the /System/Library directory permissionsVerify and repair the CUPS directoriesVerify and repair the /Library directory permissionsVerify and repair the home user Library directoriesReset the Printer Setup UtilityDelete CUPS spool filesVerify and repair the /private/tmp directoryStop, start, or restart the cupsd processView and modify the hostconfig fileReplace the cupsd.conf fileDelete hidden temporary filesDelete all Printer Setup Utility preferencesCalculate the directory size of the pre-installed driversDelete the pre-installed driversRepair OS 9 permissionsDelete PrintMonitor spool filesDelete OS 9 printing preferencesInstall OS 9 and OS X PPD filesDelete OS 9 and OS X PPD filesView the CUPS access_log fileView the CUPS error_log fileView the CUPS page_log file
What's new in this version:
Fixed a bug that caused Printer Setup Repair to freeze during permission repairs while checking file names containing certain high bit ASCII characters.Fixed a bug that may have prevented Printer Setup Repair from deleting preference files while resetting the printing system.The restore option has been redesigned. Now, users are presented with a list of backup folders from the pre-defined backup location.The default backup location has been moved to the user li...