FireFox/Mozilla and CUPS/LPD weirdness
infofarmer at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 14:34:27 PDT 2005
On 10/9/05, O. Hartmann <ohartman at mail.uni-mainz.de> wrote:
> I reported problems with printing from Firefox and Mozilla in the past.
> Faulty DNS configurations were suspected in the first line but I can
> confess that our network is setup right way.
> I figured out that bot Mozilla and Firefox try to print via CUPS (via
> sockstat, firefox process trys to connect to 127.0.0.1:631).
> On our servers w e do not use CUPS, still LPD. How to configure
> Firefox/Mozilla using LPD instead of CUPS? How to avoid this blind
> preconfiguration being used via the ports collection?
> Thansk in advance,
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Personally, I installed the gtklp port and changed
the printer command in Firefox and other application
to gtklp. I don't know how to preconfigure it though.
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