Re: yay! I can print!
On 2004-07-25, Alvin Oga penned:
> hi ya monique
> On Sun, 25 Jul 2004, Monique Y. Mudama wrote:
>> installed lpr. That gave me permission errors on a non-existent
>> file, namely /var/spool/lpd/<printer>/.seq , iirc.
> that'd be normal ... one has to create the right permissions on the
> /var/spool/lpd/<printer> where <printer> corresponds to the name
I'm pretty sure that's what the magicfilterconfig script was supposed to
do, but it got itself confused enough that it confused me, too.
I never did change the permissions in those directories myself; they
just eventually worked, presumably because of what the package installs
Speaking of which, and maybe I'm misunderstanding the process, but where
is it specified that script init.d/A will be executed as user B?
>> Whatever. I can print now. I just need to figure out why firefox is
>> printing pages such that four can fit on a sheet ... not that I mind
>> so much, but it's curious. A matter for another day, I suppose.
> a2ps -2 /etc/printcap - 2 pages per paper w/ borders a2ps -4
> /etc/printcap - 4 pages per paper
> enscript -2r /etc/printcap - no borders
How do I use these within Firefox? I just get a drop-down box with a
handful of printing options.