On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 12:45:58PM -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> 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.  
> Rem

Not a direct answer to your question but there is an option you can
set in your ~/.muttrc

I've got this in mine:

set print_command="a2ps -1 > ~/mail.ps; gv ~/mail.ps"

This allows me to view the mail before printing it from gv.

gv and a2ps are in ports.




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