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Linux error 32

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By Genesis and SheilaUpdated on June 4th, 2022

What is 'Linux error 32'?

Linux error 32 is an error, which may indicate that the listener process could not create a dedicated server process and may be caused by a resource exhaustion issue.

How can you fix 'Linux error 32'?

Some of the common fixes include:

  • Downgrading the system
  • Reinstalling the driver
  • Changing the settings

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

1. Downgrade the System

Linux error 32 may appear after a system update. The system update may be incompatible with the current install driver. To fix this, downgrade the system to the version where the hardware is working properly.

2. Reinstall driver

Linux error 32 may also be due to an incompatible driver or a corrupt driver. You may want to reinstall the driver. This error is commonly found on the printer driver.

  1. Turn on the printer.
  2. Delete printer from cups web interface using root privileges.
  3. Uninstall the printer driver.
  4. Install the driver.
  5. Reboot the computer.

3. Change the settings

Linux error 32 may also indicate that there is a problem connecting to the listener. The error could be caused by the Linux or the Oracle software. To fix this, see the guides below.

  1. Change your permission level.
  2. The server has reached the max processes limit which prevents your request.
  3. The RAM memory limit may be preventing the process.
  4. Delete the listener log file.