cannot print in kde apps using lp
kstewart at owt.com
Tue Oct 24 02:26:06 UTC 2006
On Monday 23 October 2006 11:03, Jonathan Chen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 10:45:05AM -0700, Karl Agee wrote:
> > I posted about this about a month ago, thought i had
> > it it figured out but I guess I fooled myself.
> > I have kde 3.5.4 installed in fbsd6.1. I cannot print
> > from kde applications, such as the printer control
> > module, kpdf, etc.
> > I can print just_fine from OO.o, Firefox and Adobe
> > Reader 7.
> > The error kde gives me is:
> > usr/local/bin/lpr -P 'lp' '-#1'
> > '/usr/local/share/apps/kdeprint/testprint.ps' :
> > execution failed with message:
> > /usr/local/bin/lpr: Connection refused
> > I do have cups installed but it is not running or
> > enabled.
> > I dont understand why I can print from non-kde apps
> > but not from kde apps.
> The problem is the `lpr' that KDE is invoking. It's using it's own
> internal version that requires CUPS to be running. I don't like
> CUPS, so I recompiled the whole of KDE making sure that x11/kdelibs3
> had the flag -DWITHOUT_CUPS. With this flag, KDE runs /usr/bin/lpr
Sort of backwards, it uses the /usr/local/bin/lpr that cups-base
installs. If you mv it to lpr.o, you can use lp to print from KDE. This
is a fix that lofi sent to me early this morning.
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