Bug#491325: gnome-desktop-environment: Gnome unstable doesn't find printers
raymond at kestrel.nmt.edu
Sat Jul 19 16:12:16 UTC 2008
Thanks, that worked!
Do you have plans to make printing control more accessible to the
naive user by the time this becomes the stable distribution?
Josselin Mouette writes:
> reassign 491325 libgtk2.0-0
> forcemerge 489765 491325
> Le vendredi 18 juillet 2008 à 10:03 -0600, David Raymond a écrit :
> > I upgraded from etch to sid and all gnome applications I have tried
> > (including epiphany, eog, and evince) can now only print to a file.
> > In etch all printers available in /etc/printcap were usable. I used
> > lprng in etch, but in the upgrade cups got installed as well. I'm
> > more familiar with lprng, so I removed all the cups-related packages,
> > thinking that destructive interference might be going on. However,
> > the above problem existed both before and after this removal. I can
> > print in sid to any printer in printcap using lprng from applications
> > like gv or xpdf, or directly from the command line.
> > I tried poking around to see what was wrong, but printing in gnome is
> > pretty opaque.
> Just set:
> gtk-print-backends = "file,lpr,cups"
> in ~/.gtkrc-2.0.
> This should really be documented in lprng as Joey suggested.
> : :' : We are debian.org. Lower your prices, surrender your code.
> `. `' We will add your hardware and software distinctiveness to
> `- our own. Resistance is futile.
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