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Re: no /etc/printcap file

On 05 Jul 2008, Mumia W.. wrote:
> On 07/05/2008 10:56 AM, Marcelo Chiapparini wrote:
>> Hello,
> Hello.
>> I am running etch, and I have installed lprng and apsfilter for  
>> printing. But I don't have a /etc/printcap file installed. For example:
>> $ lpr mf1a-prova2.pdf
>> Read_file_list: cannot stat required or included file '//etc/printcap' 
>> - No such file or directory
>> How do I generate a /etc/printcap file? I searched the web and the  
>> archives, but I didn't find anything useful.
>> thanks in advance
>> Marcelo
> Read "man printcap" for cryptic information on how to create an  
> /etc/printcap file. An example printcap is in 
> /usr/share/doc/lprng/examples.

Try using magicfilter instead of apsfilter. Magicfilterconfig will do
everything including making /etc/printcap. I find it better and more
intuitive to use than apsfilter.


Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
Microsoft-free zone - Using Debian GNU/Linux
http://www.acampbell.org.uk (blog, book reviews, 
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