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Date:      Fri, 6 Oct 2006 14:13:17 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Andrew Gould <andrewgould@yahoo.com>
To:        Karl Agee <kdagee2@yahoo.com>, freebsd-questions <FreeBSD-Questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Printing Problem
Message-ID:  <20061006211317.17348.qmail@web35313.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061006185754.82775.qmail@web31507.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

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--- Karl Agee <kdagee2@yahoo.com> wrote:
> uname -a
> FreeBSD enterprise.myhome.westell.com 6.2-PRERELEASE
> FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE #4: Mon Oct  2 08:40:06 PDT
> 2006    
>
root@enterprise.myhome.westell.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC.20060916
>  i386
> 
> I cannot print from some applications, namely xpdf
> and
> evince.  I am trying to print pdf's from these as
> printing in adobe reader 7 is disabled.  I have cups
> installed and running and I can
> print from firefox and openoffice.org.
> 
> In both xpdf and evince, the print dialog gives me a
> prompt for a printing command, not a printer to
> choose.  This is a brother laser which is supported.
> 
> This is a usb printer, lpstat shows:
> 
> lpstat -p -d
> printer Brother_Laser is idle.  enabled since Jan 01
> 00:00
> system default destination: Brother_Laser
> 
> /var/log/messages shows:
> 
> Oct  6 08:45:56 enterprise lpd[11501]: /dev/lp: No
> such file or directory
> 
> anything I can do to get printing in these apps to
> work?
> 

Did you remember to move or delete the lp* files from
/usr/bin/ so that they don't conflict with the cups
versions in /usr/local/bin/ ?

Andrew L. Gould



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