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Oracle Linux 6 & 7 - Printing Files with lp command Fails with Error "lp unsupported format 'application/octet-stream' linux" (Doc ID 2645520.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Printing files using lp command fails with following error on Oracle Linux 6 or 7 servers.

#lp -d test_printer1 testfile
lp unsupported format 'application/octet-stream' linux"

Changes

 

Cause

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