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Re: Printing with lprng; no CUPS! :-)

On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 10:36:57PM +0000, s. keeling wrote:
> This is on Etch with "Desktop Environment" de-selected on install (no
> Gnome or KDE :-).  Perhaps my mistake was in installing xserver-xorg
> before printer configuration.  Surely then, it would notice there'd be
> no web browser it could be configured with?  Or can you confure CUPS
> with w3m?  :-P

You can configure CUPS not just with w3m but also with vim. :)

> aptitude -R install foomatic-filters-ppds

And what does apt-get install foomatic-filters-ppds get you?

> The following packages are unused and will be REMOVED:
> Considering all the confusion and myriad pleas from people trying to
> get CUPS working on their systems, should we really be going down this
> road?  CUPS has made a mess of printer configuration.

It has? WFM. First go too.

    "To the extent that we overreact, we proffer the terrorists the
    greatest tribute."
    	- High Court Judge Michael Kirby

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