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Re: apache2 missing a file, won't run.




On Tue 07 May 2019 at 18:40:15 -0000, Dan Purgert wrote:

> > There is enough misinformation in Gene's post without adding more. :)
> > Both the LPR and the CUPSwrapper printer driver packages are required.
> > One contains a PPD and the other a driver for conversion to the specific
> > printer language.
> 
> I have never pulled in the CUPSwrapper driver, and have never had a
> problem with the printer.

You have a PPD in /etc/cups/ppd for the printer. What do the

*NicKName

and

*cupsFilter

lines give when you look at the PPD.

> >> Some features may require that you've connected the printer via USB (I
> >> have a MFC-L8860CDW connected to the network that "loses" a lot of the
> >> "from the PC" functionality due to that).
> >
> > MFC-L8860CDW? What features are missing from network connected device?
> >
> Mainly the "pushbutton scan" and other fancy scanning options from the
> "usb driver" -- I mean, I can walk over to the thing, and hit the "scan
> to SFTP" button and get a PDF, but that's about the extent of my "scan
> back to a PC" ability.  There are also a couple of "on the printer"
> options that require a windows compter (although, thinking about it,
> those may be more like "scan to SMB share").
> 
> But scan-to-pdf is perfectly acceptable for my scanning needs.

Thanks. Nothing to do with printing, of course.

-- 
Brian.