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Old 04-06-2004, 05:55 PM   #1
Registered: Jan 2003
Distribution: gentoo (2.6.5-gentoo)
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confused... lpr/ lpr-cups


on my Slackware box I used to print using the command "lpr-cups".

But now when I use gentoo, this command is simply not available. I just have "lpr".

Does anyone know where I can get lpr-cups from, (the program itself)?

well, I cant print a thing right now

Thanks in advance,

Old 04-06-2004, 06:15 PM   #2
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On Slackware the whole printing thing depends on whether cups or lprng was installed _last_. If cups was installed last, like it is on my machine, then lpr is a symlink to lpr-cups. Question is, on Gentoo are you using cups or something else?


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