[PC-BSD Testing] can't print on Beta1.5

Dru Lavigne dru.lavigne at att.net
Fri Sep 2 12:04:23 PDT 2011

> Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:33:45 +0200
> From: Sven Moeller <smoeller at nichthelfer.de>
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] can't print on Beta1.5
> Message-ID: <201109012333.45443.smoeller at nichthelfer.de>
> Content-Type: text/plain;  charset="us-ascii"
> Hi,
> my Printer (Canon Pixma iP4000) seems to be configured
> properly. It shows up 
> in both PC-BSD Systemsettings and KDE Systemsettings. But,
> i can just print 
> from GTK applications like firefox (Firefox 4.x installed
> by PBI). It's not 
> possible to print from any KDE application. I wanted to
> print a site from a 
> PDF file using Okular. But the printer dialog window just
> gives me the option 
> to print into a file. Either Postscript or PDF. Same
> behaivior with KMail and 
> KWrite.  Is this a known problem? How can i fix this
> (or trouble shoot 
> better)?
> thx and regards

Does doing this fix the KDE printing issue?

mv /usr/bin/lpq /usr/bin/lpq.bak
mv /usr/bin/lpr /usr/bin/lpr.bak
mv /usr/bin/lprm /usr/bin/lprm.bak
ln -s /usr/local/bin/lpq /usr/bin/lpq      
ln -s /usr/local/bin/lpr /usr/bin/lpr
ln -s /usr/local/bin/lprm /usr/bin/lprm



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