Re: Why CUPS?
On 08 Dec 2009, Rogério Brito wrote:
> One hint that I included in the NEWS file of the lprng package:
> ,----[ 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
> | /etc/gtk-2.0/gtkrc
> | 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
I added this entry some time ago when I was unable to print from
Firefox. But I'll look out for GTK-3.0.
Anthony Campbell - firstname.lastname@example.org
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