On Monday 03 April 2006 12:27, M. Warner Losh wrote: > OK. I got bordered photo printing working. I haven't gotten > borderless printing working, alas. > > The key points I learned: > > (1) Install print/cups. > (2) Install graphics/hpijs. This filters .ps -> goo the printer groks > (3) Install graphics/gimp. This makes .ps files > (4) Kill lpr/lpd before starting cups. > (5) Make sure you configure lpr/lpd not to startup on boot > (6) Remove lp* binaries > (7) Setup buildworld /etc/make.conf so it doesn't build lpr with > NO_LPR or WITHOUT_LPR > (8) Add printer via localhost:631 web interface. > (8) Set printer to draft mode via cups for testing > (9) Use firefox to generate test prints. > (10) To print from gimp, I have to remove the '-l' from the command > line every time I print in the printer setup. This causes the > raw .ps file to go to the printer, rather than via cups' > postscript filter for the printer. > (11) To get photos, one must set photo quality via cups setup > interface. >
For someone who has just been struggling with CUPS this is helpful. Would you mind elaborating the steps on how to accomplish 5, 6 and 7 above? I've got most everything working, now I'd like to switch to the CUPs lp commands. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"