[PC-BSD Testing] printing borked in 7.1

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Apr 21 13:35:44 PDT 2009

Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
>> Brian,
>> Can you test the following patch to confirm it fixes the issues on your
>> system? I don't have an HP printer here, so its difficult for me to test.
>> # cd /PCBSD/local
>> # tar xvf cups-fix.tar
>> # /PCBSD/local/etc/rc.d/cupsd restart
>> If you can confirm this, please let me know, and I'll get an online update
>> made up right away.
>> Thanks!
> That patch worked for us, on a Brother printer, the only issue left is
> why the cups printer is not showing up in firefox's print dialog
> Sam Fourman Jr.

Thanks Sam! I've just issued the patch, which should correct these 
issues with cups / foomatic / postscript.

BTW, FireFox3 doesn't support cups :( You have to select "lpr" and then 
it brings up the gtklpr dialog, where you can select the valid cups 
printer you want to use.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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