xpdf can not print via cups if started from firefox

O. Hartmann ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Thu Mar 10 10:38:20 UTC 2011

On 03/08/11 16:51, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Mar 2011, O. Hartmann wrote:
>> I've got a weird problem here. Very often I download scientific papers
>> as pdf from protals and they got opened via firefox3 with the
>> configured propper utility, in this case xpdf. In such a case,
>> printing is impossible. I hit the print button, a popup shows up with
>> the configured CUPS printing queue, but hitting OK doesn't have any
>> effect. The funny thing is: when opening the same PDF (it is stored in
>> /tmp/) with xpdf by starting xpdf from a terminal, printing on the
>> same queue works well.
> In your .xpdfrc, do you specify a full path to the CUPS lpr?

I did now and it hasn't any effect.

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