- Find the printer to resume
- After entering the command above you should see a similar message as below
printer HP_LaserJet_P2015 disabled since Wed 25 Sep 2013 09:35:59 AM SAST - /usr/lib/cups/backend/hp failed printer HP_LaserJet_P2015_Series is idle. enabled since Wed 05 Dec 2012 08:16:07 PM SAST
- Enable the printer, replace printer name with your printer
- To verify if the printer has been enabled enter the lpstat -p command again
Now you should see similar message as below indicating that the printer has been enabled
printer HP_LaserJet_P2015 now printing HP_LaserJet_P2015-367. enabled since Wed 25 Sep 2013 09:42:09 AM SAST
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