First time CUPS user, config problems?
ecrist at secure-computing.net
Sat Jul 17 10:36:30 PDT 2004
On Saturday 17 July 2004 05:05, Peter Risdon wrote:
> Eric Crist wrote:
> > On Saturday 17 July 2004 03:17, Peter Risdon wrote:
> >>Cups installs /usr/local/bin/lp and /usr/local/bin/lpr and leaves
> >>/usr/bin/lp and /usr/bin/lpr in place. Back these up, symlink the cups
> >>versions into their places and try again.
> >>If you want to verify you have a properly running Cups before you do
> >>this, use the web interface (http://localhost:631) to print a test page.
> >>It ought to work.
> > Hey Peter,
> > I tried the web interface, and that's what's not printing test pages. Do
> > I need to move these execs before I try to print a test page?
> Not so good - I generally find this works even when the /usr/bin
> binaries are still there.
> > Also, CUPS seems to have munged up my other printer installations pretty
> > badly, and I don't know what to do to get them back.
> Probably because it overwrites /etc/printcap
> I guess I'd rather get
> > CUPS working right anyways.
> Have you tried testing cups by using the cups binaries on the command
> line specifying the full path?
> #/usr/local/bin/lpr /etc/hosts
> should print. If it doesn't, you might get a useful error message.
> > Thanks!
If I try that, it shows up in the 'manage jobs: completed jobs:' page, and I
get the following error:
Eric F Crist
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