Keith Seyffarth <w...@weif.net> writes: > I'm trying to print from my FreeBSD machine. I've been through a > number of online tutorials and instructions on printing from Unix or > FreeBSD in particular, but they all seem to start with the assumption > that printing from the machine is possible. I'm trying to get to that > starting point.
A laudable ambition! > cups-base-1.3.9_3 Common UNIX Printing System > cups-pdf-2.5.0 A virtual printer for CUPS to produce PDF files > cups-pstoraster-8.15.4_2 Postscript interpreter for CUPS printing to non-PS > printers > gutenprint-cups-5.1.7_3 GutenPrint Printer Driver > libgnomecups-0.2.3_1,1 Support library for gnome cups admistration > hplip-2.8.2_4 Drivers and utilities for HP Printers and All-in-One > device Looks good so far. > The printer I'm working with is a HP Officejet 4110. > 1. how can I get permissions on the device to stick, so that I do not > have to reboot the machine every time we want to print or have to > power cycle the printer? Wrong file - add the changes to /etc/devfs.rules /etc/devfs.conf is for fixed devices - devfs.rules for plug-in stuff. > 2. Am I correct that the missing .dll (that seems awfully Windows to > me) is the problem in getting a filter to print? If so, what do I > need to do to install it? I don't know - try it with the permissions set as above. > And, actually, a third printing-related issue: How do I get cupsd to > start on startup? I have these two lines in /etc/rc.conf:\ > > cupsd_enable="YES" # enable cups printing management That should be enough to get it running. > devfs_system_ruleset="system" # something else they say cups needs in which case the first line in /etc/devfs.rules should be [system=10] that line starts a new ruleset with the name system and the number 10 atb Glyn _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"