On Monday 23 October 2006 11:03, Jonathan Chen wrote: > On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 10:45:05AM -0700, Karl Agee wrote: > > I posted about this about a month ago, thought i had > > it it figured out but I guess I fooled myself. > > > > I have kde 3.5.4 installed in fbsd6.1. I cannot print > > from kde applications, such as the printer control > > module, kpdf, etc. > > > > I can print just_fine from OO.o, Firefox and Adobe > > Reader 7. > > > > The error kde gives me is: > > > > usr/local/bin/lpr -P 'lp' '-#1' > > '/usr/local/share/apps/kdeprint/testprint.ps' : > > execution failed with message: > > /usr/local/bin/lpr: Connection refused > > > > I do have cups installed but it is not running or > > enabled. > > > > I dont understand why I can print from non-kde apps > > but not from kde apps. > > The problem is the `lpr' that KDE is invoking. It's using it's own > internal version that requires CUPS to be running. I don't like > CUPS, so I recompiled the whole of KDE making sure that x11/kdelibs3 > had the flag -DWITHOUT_CUPS. With this flag, KDE runs /usr/bin/lpr > instead. >
Sort of backwards, it uses the /usr/local/bin/lpr that cups-base installs. If you mv it to lpr.o, you can use lp to print from KDE. This is a fix that lofi sent to me early this morning. Kent > Cheers. -- Kent Stewart Richland, WA http://www.soyandina.com/ "I am Andean project". http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"