question about xwindows
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sun Feb 17 08:17:38 UTC 2008
> first of all, you used that bad letter. Just call it X. Never add an s at the
> end of the other word. Some people are real allergic to this.
no allergic, just matter of proper naming. X Window System is not a kind
KDE is not a kind of X Window System too..
> Robert Falanga wrote:
>> First let me say that I am quite new at freebsd or any other unix type
>> My son helped me set up the xwindows (KDE) on this system. It has worked OK
>> for quite a while and then yesterday I was trying to install a printer.
>> Evidently I messed something up and now I get the following:
> You must have some printing system installed on the machine.
> I would recommend CUPS for this purpose.
> Go to a console and enter this:
> pkg_info | grep cups
> You should get then some output like this:
> cups-base-1.3.3 Common UNIX Printing System
> libgnomecups-0.2.2_4,1 Support library for gnome cups admistration
> This error messages are too general for me.
>> hostname: not found
>> dd: not found
>> Couldn't create cookie
>> I haven't a clue as to what is wrong, would someone help PLEASE?
> If you have CUPS, you can use a web browser to administer the printer.
> What kind of rpinter do you have installed?
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