Re: Printing with lprng; no CUPS! :-)
On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 08:17:45AM -0400, Douglas Allan Tutty wrote:
> Could some of that problem be having aptitude treat recommends as
Or something similar. I gave up on aptitude within a few minutes of
trying to use it during my upgrade to sarge. It completely refused to,
getting lost in a mess of its own design (or so it seemed). apt-get just
did as it was told and no more and it all went smoothly.
> On my main box, I currently have no print spooler. However, there is a
> driver in the gs-esp package that will print postscript on my dot-matrix
> printer. That gs does require libcupsys2 and libcupsimage2; between the
> two that's 565k uncompressed size. Nothing else that I have installed
> requires anything related to cups.
There's also the gs-gpl package which does not.
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