[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#471117: Bug#471117: xfprint4: the BSD-LPR interface doesn't find any printer

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Sun Mar 16 08:55:17 UTC 2008

On dim, 2008-03-16 at 01:46 -0300, rollingbits (aka Lucas) wrote:
>  I've a printer working properly with lprng but xfprint4 doesn't find
> it. When I start xfprint4-manager on a xterm, the warning
> ** (xfprint4-manager:24831): WARNING **: unable to open printcap
> file : /usr/etc/printcap
> is printed from time to time. The common location of the printcap file
> is under /etc not /usr/etc... to put a link to the right file on the
> searched path solves the problem but the right solution is to make it
> open the right file (/etc/printcap).

Hmhm, it seems that xfprint4 may have a problem with lprng queues [0].
Could you try with pure lpr and report back?

I don't have a working printer here, so I really can't reproduce.


[0]: http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=779

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