Hey guys. Don't make this a windows is better than ubuntu thread it's very uninteresting.
Please help out with this strange bug. Well I found this. So it is or has been a known bug it seems.
Someone suggests that this would fix the problem
It still doesn't let me see my printer via lsusb, but it does change things in dmesg |tail
sudo aa-enforce cupsd
I posted earlier dmesg earlier in this thread for comparison. But the new thing is that now it actually starts to mention cups.
[ 2850.049704] type=1505 audit(1257360769.685:22): operation="profile_replace" pid=6172 name=/usr/lib/cups/backend/cups-pdf
[ 2850.049942] type=1505 audit(1257360769.685:23): operation="profile_replace" pid=6172 name=/usr/sbin/cupsd
[ 2869.722555] usb 2-3: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 3
[ 2869.961662] usb 2-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[ 2869.976057] usblp0: USB Bidirectional printer dev 3 if 0 alt 0 proto 2 vid 0x04F9 pid 0x0033