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Re: Printer installed with CUPS- Unable to print

On Tue, 2003-06-17 at 09:21, SRIKANTH NS wrote:
> Hi All,
> I recently installed debian-woody on a  PI, 233MHz PC after wiping
> RH6.2 which was there earlier. For configuring an old dotmatrix
> printer  which works with Epson FX105 drivers in windows, I used
> printtool facility.
> In debian, I invoked CUPS, (http://localhost:631), configured the dot
> matrix printer(Epson 9 pin dot matrix drivers) and printed a test
> page. It came alright.
> I opened kword and wanted to take a print out. In the printing program
> currently used tab, I did not see CUPS listed, only the other 4
> i) Generic UNIX LPD printing system
> ii) LPR/LPRng printing system
> iii) RLPR printing system
> iv) External printing program(generic)

Try printing to a file (output.ps). Then do:
lp output.ps

That should work.

Most programs use lpr instead of lp. However you can install cupsys-bsd
which provides lpr, and so on for cups.


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