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Date:      Fri, 6 Oct 2006 14:21:04 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Karl Agee <kdagee2@yahoo.com>
To:        Andrew Gould <andrewgould@yahoo.com>, freebsd-questions <FreeBSD-Questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Printing Problem
Message-ID:  <20061006212104.97156.qmail@web31503.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061006211317.17348.qmail@web35313.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

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--- Andrew Gould <andrewgould@yahoo.com> wrote:

> --- 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
> 

Andrew:  thanks for the reply.  No, I didnt do
that--what happened is lp got whacked at some point
and I just re-ran apsfilter to set it back up, now I
am printing again.  8-)

--Karl


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