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Re: CUPS



On 01-09-03 Michael Meskes wrote:
> 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.

Well, that's also a possible method for adding a printer. Do you get any
error messages then on the console or in the logfiles beneath
/var/log/cups? 

> > 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. 

Hm, do you need the cupsomatic-ppd because there's no other ppd file in
the cups package for your printer available?

Christian
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