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Re: [SLE] Converting my son - printing -continued
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 13:11:01 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0602021305240.28093@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Wednesday 2006-02-01 at 22:27 -0500, Bob S wrote:

> Went to the Brother site and found an rpm for SuSE. Installed that and still
> didn't work. Read the install instructions again, this time carefully. Found
> out you must run it on LPD. Didn't have that installed so we installed that
> and that uninstalled half of CUPS.

I suppose you mean the package "lprng". Yes, it is either that or cups,
choose one.


> There were one or two things in the instructions that confuse me. It says,
> '"Ensure that the :LP line reads as follows. :LP=/dev/USB/lp0 " Have no
> idea what the :LP line is or where I would find it and they do not say.

I think that would be in /etc/printcap, but I'm unsure.

There is quite some documentation in
/usr/share/doc/packages/lprng/Reference/index.htm

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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