Printing with Acrobat Reader
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Wed Apr 11 19:47:00 UTC 2007
Quoting Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de> (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 13:33:00 +0200 (CEST)):
> Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> > Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > > I've configured Adobe Reader to use "/usr/bin/lpr -Plaser"
> > > for printing ("laser" is the name of the printing queue for
> > > my PostScript printer). But when I try to print a document,
> > > I get the error message "/usr/bin/lpr not found".
> > Try without the path...
> Interesting idea. I guess I didn't thought of that because
> the _default_ entry in Adobe Reader is "/usr/bin/lp". So I
> just tried adding an "r" to it, which failed.
Ok, I checked my settings in acroread (without printing anything),
without the path it should work.
> I think it would be desirable to have the Adobe Reader port
> work out of the box without _any_ change by the user.
> That's why I suggest having the port add a wrapper script
> as /compat/linux/usr/bin/lp. A simple one line script like
Not the acroread port, but I would not object if the linux_base ports
would install such a wrapper...
> this one should be sufficient:
> #!/bin/sh -
> exec /usr/bin/lpr "$@"
When I remember your initial mail right, you did test this and it
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