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Re: Printing packages




On Sun 05 Mar 2017 at 20:07:22 +0000, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

> Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> > In order to print, I used to do:
> >
> >  # aptitude install cupsys cupsys-bsd cupsys-client libcupsimage2
> > cups-driver-gutenprint cupsys-driver-gutenprint gs-esp
> >
> > , but now cupsys seems not to exist any more.  Please, what packages now
> > should I install in place of those above?  I'm running Sid.
> 
> I installed:
> 
>   cups cups-bsd cups-client libcupsimage2 printer-driver-gutenprint

For what purpose do you need cups-bsd?

cups-client and libcupsimage2 are Depends: of cups. 'apt-get install cups'
gives you them. printer-driver-gutenprint is a Recommends:; you should get
that too.

> , but when I point the web browser to:
> 
>  http://localhost:631
> 
> , and try to add my printer, it does not see it in the `local printers'.  Maybe
> I'm missing some other packages?  Please any suggestions, thanks.

You are not missing anything. Please post the output from

  lpinfo -v

(Has the wiki been mentioned yet)?

-- 
Brian.