> have you compiled print/xfce4-print with "Use cups as
> printing system"? This matters, among other things. You 
> can check it with 'make showconfig' and change with 
> 'make config'.

3bsd# make showconfig
===> The following configuration options are available for
xfce4-print-4.4.1_1: LPR=off "Use lpr as printing system"
     CUPS=on "Use cups as printing system"
     LETTER=off "Use letter paper format instead of A4"
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

Its odd because the cups test page works, printing from
mousepad and firefox works, but abiword bombs completely.
In the short space of time I see it on the screen after 
clicking print I can see there is no entry for the printer.

> I had similar problems until I removed lpr from the base.
> To do this, I added this to /etc/make.conf:
> NO_LPR=yes
> and then rebuilt and reinstalled world and cups.

I have tried adding lpd_enable="NO" top rc.conf then realised
cups replaces lpd anyway so that was no help.

Somewhere along the line I have added

add path 'unlpt*' mode 0660 group cups
add path 'ulpt*' mode 0660 group cups
add path 'lpt*' mode 0660 group cups

to /etc/devfs.rules and


to rc.conf

I wanted to avoid having to buildword just now ...

and just read this thead ;

> CUPS installs its own version of lpr, lpq and lpd
> under /usr/local/bin.
> Therefore, be sure to delete lpr , lpq and lpd under 
> /usr/bin and then symlink from /usr/local/bin to /usr/bin.

although lpd looks to be under /usr/sbin on my system?

Any further help on figuring this out appreciated! 

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