> > This has been an ongoing problem for me because of my lack of knowledge
> > about the processes involved. I have a postscript printer which was
> > installed using CUPS via the KDE printer wizard. The printer works fine
> > when printing from X apps, but I am unable to print from the command
> > line. My main concern is to be able to print from Mutt, but when I try
> > to do that I get an error message from Mutt telling me,"lpr: lp: unknown
> > printer." I would appreciate being pointed in the right direction here.
> The FreeBSD base system comes with lpr/lpd, so you have an lpr binary at
> /usr/bin/lpr. Cups installs its lpr to /usr/local/bin/lpr. You can move
> your /usr/bin/lp* binaries aside and replace them with symbolic links to
> the cups binaries in /usr/local/bin if you wish, or if you have a way to
> tell mutt which lpr binary to use you can do that.
I just discoverd the two separate sets of binaries. I simply changed
the path in my .bashrc file so that /usr/local/bin comes before /usr/bin
and that solved the problem.
Thank you for your reply.
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