Re: printing under debian
On (01/05/05 22:18), Vegard|drageV wrote:
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> From: Vegard|drageV <email@example.com>
> Date: Sun, 1 May 2005 22:18:19 +0200
> Subject: Re: printing under debian
> Reply-To: Vegard|drageV <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On 4/30/05, Joydeep Bakshi <email@example.com> 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 ?
> > >
> > > > printtool is there, but it need tcl/tk means GUI mode. is not there any
> > > > good CUI tool in debian for printer configuration with cups ?
> > >
> > > The only way to configure it without the web interface or some other gui
> > > tool is to edit the config files, AFAIK.
> > I have found *printconf* for printer detection & configuration with CUPS ,
> > but it comes with a huge packages like samba support etc.
> Install (at least) these packages:
> I needed them to use cups printers with mozilla and other apps.
> Considering config I found a program under gnome and kde wich did this
> easily (its some work if you don't use these WM as default, but it
FWIW, I never use xprt* and everything prints fine - I used to get
strange things happen with xprint installed.
However, would agree with all the other packages.
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