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On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 10:32 +0200, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 October 2004 09:40, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> > Thus spake Gábor Farkas on Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 02:23:59AM CDT
> > Printers are an Issue in Linux, and it's not just Gentoo. Eric Raymond
> > sent a flame letter to the CUPS people a while back detailing his
> > horror story of setting up a CUPS printer. His story was chillingly
> > similar to my own experience. It was a nightmare! Maybe the Gentoo
> > devs could pick up the ball and make CUPS a little easier to use.
> The main problem with cups is the lack of "default" supported printers.
> One needs foomatic or gimp-print-cups to add more printers. Foomatic
> however does not by default provide all printers it knows about to cups
> (Just a matter of generating ppd files and putting them
> in /usr/share/cups/model).
well...foomatic (at least for me) usually has the printer driver i need
(it works with kcontrol).
i just don't know how to add a cups printer in gnome ;)
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