CUPS, Foomatic, and HPIJS?
infofarmer at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 03:24:41 PDT 2005
On 10/1/05, Eric Pretorious <epretorious at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >From: Jared Barneck <mailinglists at bsdcertification.com>
> >Subject: Re: CUPS, Foomatic, and HPIJS?
> >Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 15:27:51 -0600
> >Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> >>On Thursday, 22. September 2005 20:42, Eric Pretorious wrote:
> >>>Thanks, Mike. I didn't have a chance to try it out: I decided to switch
> >>>ack to Gentoo because of the steep learning curve that comes along with
> >>>FreeBSD's ports & packages.
> >Can I just say that moving back to Gentoo because of a "steep learning
> >curve" is no just ironic, but down right funny. :-)
> Installing CUPS/HPIJS was as easy as...
> %> emerge cups ghostscript hpijs
> Portage automatically retrieves, compiles, and installs CUPS, GhostScript,
> the complete Foomatic configurator, HPIJS, etc., etc. and
> _integrates_them_all_. i.e., All of the HPIJS drivers/filters and Foomatic
> drivers/filters are *already* present in the web-based CUPS interface.
> Now *that* is what I call a relatively-flat learning curve!!!
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BTW, to do the same thing in FreeBSD you
# portinstall cups -m 'WITH_CUPS=yes' hpijs
ghostscript and all other dependencies are
installed automatically. The -m switch tells
hpijs to support cups, but if you omit it the
port tells you about it.
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