Missing or broken libcups.so.2 library


This library is needed to access printers managed by the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS). Without it printing is most likely impossible so this is strongly recommended for office-type applications.


On CrossOver 17 and greater, the simplest solution to fix this issue is to run:
/path/to/cxoffice/bin/cxfix missinglibcups missinglibcups.amd64
Or add --show-all to see how CrossOver would fix it on your platform and others.

Alternatively you may try one of the commands below.

  • For 32-bit Windows applications
32-bit Arch Linux : pacman -Syu libcups
64-bit Arch Linux : pacman -Syu lib32-libcups
Debian : apt-get install libcups2:i386
32-bit Fedora : yum install cups-libs
64-bit Fedora : yum install cups-libs.i686 cups-libs.x86_64
32-bit openSUSE >= 11.2 : zypper install cups-libs
64-bit openSUSE >= 11.2 : zypper install cups-libs-32bit
32-bit openSUSE >= 15.0 : zypper install libcups2
64-bit openSUSE >= 15.0 : zypper install libcups2-32bit
  • For 64-bit Windows applications
Arch Linux : pacman -Syu libcups
Debian : apt-get install libcups2:amd64
Fedora : yum install cups-libs.x86_64
openSUSE >= 11.2 : zypper install cups-libs
openSUSE >= 15.0 : zypper install libcups2
  • cxfix --show-all may have more up-to-date fixes.
  • The commands usually also apply to newer versions of the distributions above as well as derived distributions. So for instance a fix for Debian 7 may still be valid for the latest Debian Testing and is typically also applicable to Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Deepin and Pop! OS. Similarly a fix for Fedora likely also works on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, etc.
Last modified on 2020-10-20 08:06:02 by François Gouget
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