CUPS Printing setup problems.

Claus Guttesen cguttesen at
Fri Aug 13 00:16:51 PDT 2004

> I have FreeBSD 4.10 installed and decided make it a
> print server using CUPS instead of LPD.  I followed
> all instructions and have CUPS up and running.  When
> I print a test page, CUPS acts as though all is fine
> and declares the job "completed" yet there is not
> output to the printer and nothing in the print
> queue.

Try removing /usr/bin/lp* which comes as a part of the
base-system. CUPS-files installs in /usr/local/bin.

Don't forget to activate NO_LPR= true in
/etc/make.conf if you decide to keep CUPS.

My personal experience is tha CUPS is a bit easier to
manage than LPR.


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