Rem P Roberti
remegius at comcast.net
Tue Aug 17 20:02:55 UTC 2010
On 08/17/2010 12:29, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 12:05:05 -0700, Rem Roberti<remegius at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I seem to recall
>> that there could be a path problem with lpr if CUPS is installed and one
>> tries to use lpd, but I've forgotten how to deal with that, if indeed
>> that is the problem.
> CUPS installs its binaries into /usr/local/bin, if not compiled
> with options saying otherwise (in which case it can replace the
> system's programs). Depending on $PATH, /usr/bin/lpr or CUPS's
> /usr/local/bin/lpr can be invoked. By explicitely using
> # /usr/bin/lpr /etc/printcap
> for example, you can be sure to call the correct program.
> By the way, using the printer's name as -P parameter for the
> default printer's name (lp) is not needed. You can also use
> the environment variable PRINTER to define a standard printer's
> name instead of lp.
>> BTW, I have included ulpt0 as a permission in my
>> /etc/fstab file.
> Do you mean /etc/devfs.conf, /etc/devfs.rules or /etc/devd.conf,
> as the file system table doesn't seem to be involved here? :-)
Sorry...I did indeed mean /etc/devfs.conf! And thank you for your
reply. I have to run out for a bit, but when I return I will try to get
the path thing straightened out.
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