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Title: Printer Brother DCP 1610W not working under Xubuntu 16.04
ID: /2016/08/28/Printer-Brother-DCP-1610W-not-working-under-Xubuntu-16.04
Created: August 28, 2016    Edited:  August 28, 2016
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Your 1610 printer is listed twice in /etc/cups/printers.conf with different UUID’s each time.

In my configuration file the Brother printer is only listed once:

# Printer configuration file for CUPS v2.1.3
# Written by cupsd
<DefaultPrinter DCP7065DN>
UUID urn:uuidzf3a944e2-df3b-3462-73f0-bf2d45b99cdf
Info DCP7065DN
MakeModel Brother DCP7065DN for CUPS
DeviceURI usb://Brother/DCP-7065DN?serial=U62712M1N423077
State Idle
StateTime 1472268209
ConfigTime 1470519913
Type 8392724
Accepting Ves
Shared Ves
JobSheets none none
QuotaPeriod 0
PageLimit 0
KLimit 0
OpPolicy default
ErrorPolicy retry-job

I would delete your second printer starting from <Printer DCP1610W> down to the last line of the file </Printer>.

Before editing /etc/cups/printers.conf you need to stop cupsd service with:

sudo systemctl stop cups

Then do your edit. After saving your configuration file restart cupsd service with:

sudo systemctl start cups

One caveat I’m running Ubuntu 16.04 not Xubuntu 16.04.

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