[PC-BSD Testing] Upgrade Bugs

Matt Olander matt at ixsystems.com
Tue Dec 4 12:13:06 PST 2007

On Dec 4, 2007, at 12:02 PM, Ian Robinson wrote:

> The upgrade installed flawlessly.  I read about some issues on  
> #pcbsd (freenode IRC) about printing not being fixed and pbi upgrade  
> issues.  The upgrade reportedly "... includes an update to the CUPS  
> 1.3.3 package, as well as other fixes / improvements to printing  
> support.
> Printing:
> When I tried to return my HP Laserjet 4 from lpd to CUPS, I could  
> print the test page (which, however, says it is using Cups v1.1.x)  
> and I can print from Open Office and web browsers.  I cannot print  
> from Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Hi Ian,

The problem is that Adobe Reader is a Linux binary, I think, so it's  
trying to use Linux lpr. If you point it to the right lpr, it should  
work fine.
I remember having this problem when we migrated the office over to PC- 
BSD, but I neglected to document it as I fixed it :-(


> PBI.  The  PBI update manager successfully scans the installed pbi's  
> and reports that an upgrade to Firefox is available.  It fetches the  
> upgrade PBI.  However, when you attempt to launch the PBI, the task  
> bar icon twirls for a while and then disappears into nothingness.
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio
> FitchKendall [at] Gmail [dot] com
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