Re: printing under debian
On Sat, 2005-04-30 at 19:56 +0530, Joydeep Bakshi wrote:
> On Saturday 30 Apr 2005 6:34 am, David Clymer wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-04-28 at 14:42 +0530, Jpydeep Bakshi wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I had no problem at-all to take printout from Epson-C20SX when I used to
> > > work under KDE. the K-print-wizard and KDE-print-manager did everything
> > > from printer configuration to set resolution. .
> > >
> > > now I am in icewm. so no more help from KDE-tools. so how can I configure
> > > printer under icewm. I used Lprng but I like to adopt the *CUPS* system,
> > > so what are the packages I need for cups ?
> > cupsys is the package you'll want. You can configure it by pointing your
> > browser to http://localhost:631
> Hi David,
> thanks a lot for this info. when I do *apt-cache search cupsys* I can see
> some more packages like cupsys-bsd cupsys-clent etc. etc. should I need
> these packages too ?
I don't know. cupsys will get you the cups printing system, replacing
(and exceeding) the functionality of lprng, and apt will take care of
managing its dependancies. Only you can decide whether you need
additional packages beyond that.