Re: Foomatic and CUPS
"Keith G. Murphy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Bill Wohler wrote:
> > I was under the impression that one could simply install foomatic and
> > then CUPS would then be able to present the available printers and
> > drivers to the user. CUPS would then call foomatic-configure on behalf
> > of the user to automatically put together a ppd file. This isn't the
> > case.
> I use cupsomatic-ppd, rather than foomatic-db, and that works great
> for me. Your mileage may vary.
Thanks for the pointer, Keith. I'm not using cupsomatic-ppd for two
reasons. One, it doesn't include my printer (or didn't when I looked
into it) and two, the package descriptions says this:
For new installations please try foomatic-bin plus foomatic-db first.
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