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Old 09-19-2004, 10:26 AM   #1
Goo
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cups printer not responding


hello can anybody explain tome why after installing a printer using cups I can only use this printer out of simple text editors like kwrite and so on but not out of i.e. internet browsers ?

I'm using knoppix 3.4 and turboprint as printer software since there is no other support for my canon i865 ... as far as I know

thx Gooo
 
Old 09-19-2004, 10:42 AM   #2
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What I did was rename /usr/bin/lpr to /usr/bin/lpr-old and, more importantly, rename /usr/bin/lpr-cups to /usr/bin/lpr. Now it works in Firefox and Thunderbird, don't know about anything else.
 
Old 10-08-2004, 07:19 AM   #3
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Alternatively (for Firefox v. 0.9.1), you can go into the "File->Print..." dialog, and under the "Properties" for the "PostScript/default" printer, you can change it from "lpr blahblahblah" to "lpr-cups blahblahblah" This worked for me...
 
Old 11-09-2004, 01:36 PM   #4
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pnellesen...

I, too was having trouble with getting my printer to work with Firefox and Slackware 10.

I finally ran across your post here in the LQ Slackware forum...tried it...solved my problem...works perfectly.

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

-Gene-
 
  


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