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On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 11:16:31AM -0500, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> Probably because you're supposed to use a gooey web browser to add
> a printer... a bit much for a postinst script. 

Not exactly. The way I read the docs you can use lpadmin from the
commandline to add a printer. In fact it works for the default deskjet ppd.

> WTF is cupsomatic-ppd anyway? Go to http://localhost:631, add _a_ 
> printer (say, call it foobar), get a PPD for your printer and copy 
> it to /etc/cups/ppd/foobar.ppd. You can then use web frontend to 
> configure things, duplex printing, watermark etc. Works for me.

But that's a hack and not a real configuration option. 

Michael Meskes
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