[PC-BSD Testing] Printing from Firefox/Opera/Konq

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Fri Sep 12 13:56:51 PDT 2008


Bill Leeper wrote:
> Sorry I couldn't do much testing on beta2, but I am in the process of 
> painting the outside of my house so time is limited. Anyway, on the 
> subject of printing:
> 
> Either I am doing something wrong or the fix does not work. After 
> applying the fix trying to print will now crash Firefox. Before it just 
> did not print.
> 
> Having done a bit more checking the fault seems to be that I don't have 
> a LPR, but rather a network laser.  Results so far are:
> 
> Firefox - crash - did not crash before the fix.
> Konq - sees printer and sends job but never makes it to the printer
> Opera - same as Konq
> Thunderbird - Prints normally
> KWrite - sees printer and sends job but never makes it to the printer
> Abiword - sees printer and sends job but never makes it to the printer - 
> I tried both the pbi and from ports with the same results
> 
> I will do some more checking, but so far Thunderbird is the only 
> application I have printing properly.
> 


Can you print a test page within CUPS? Also, make sure that you have 
your printer in the web interface marked as "default". I've printed here 
with FF, Konq, Opera, Thunderbird, and KWrite just fine.


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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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