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Re: lpr command not found

On 2/1/2012 9:43 PM, lina wrote:

> which package contains the lpr command for printing.

Surprisingly... lpr

$ aptitude show lpr
Package: lpr
State: not installed
Version: 1:2008.05.17
Priority: optional
Section: net
Maintainer: Adam Majer <adamm@zombino.com>
Uncompressed Size: 410 k
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.7-1), netbase
Suggests: magicfilter | apsfilter, gs
Conflicts: suidmanager (< 0.50)
Replaces: logcheck-database
Provided by: cups-bsd, lprng
Description: BSD lpr/lpd line printer spooling system
 This is the BSD printer spooler and associated utilities. You can use
this for local and remote printers.

 If you install magicfilter or apsfilter (along with ghostscript), lpr
will be able to automatically handle special file types (such
 as Postscript and PDF files).


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