How to Enable Debug in CUPS
Last modified on 11 August 2020 09:08 PM
From time to time, PaperCut Technical Support will request additional logs from the CUPS printing environment found on many Linux servers, clients and Mac environments. This will aid PaperCut in diagnosing issues that you may have. This KB article is best used in conjunction with the HowToEnableDebugInThePrintProvider article.
CUPS creates a few log files in the default logs directory (normally
To modify these settings you will likely need
This should work on all modern Linux operating systems as well as Mac OS X.
Debian / Ubuntu
Mac OS X
Enabling and disabling CUPS debug logging is done via
Then restart CUPS
Once you have enabled debug in CUPS, you will then need to reproduce the issue following any procedures requested by PaperCut Technical Support, then compress and email the