Re: Why CUPS?
On Tue, 8 Dec 2009, Rogério Brito wrote:
But there is some danger here: lprng is an orphaned package in
Debian (which means that it currently has no one looking after it).
If you want to ensure that it has a long life, please help
Interesting. And I was going to complain about there being no Debian
package for lprngtool, the LPRng GUI.
,----[ NEWS.Debian.gz ]
| lprng (3.8.A-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
| Programs based on the gtk library (which includes a lot of popular
| programs in Debian) have lost the ability to print to lpr/lprng.
| A way to work around this problem of gtk+2.0, please use:
| + for a one-user setup, include an entry in the file .gtkrc-2.0 in
| your home directory with the line:
| gtk-print-backends = "file,lpr"
| + for a system-wide setup, include the same line in the file
| It may happen that your setup will be broken again if GTK 3.0 doesn't
| read the gtk-2.0 files or don't provide an appropriate upgrade path.
| -- Rogério Brito <email@example.com> Mon, 18 May 2009 21:36:28 -0300
Thanks for pointing out.
Girish Kulkarni - Allahabad, India - http://athene.org.in/girish