[OpenIndiana-discuss] printing sage part II

Daniel Kjar dkjar at elmira.edu
Wed Oct 19 17:31:00 UTC 2011

Thanks for your suggestions!

When I try "cupsctl PrintcapFormat=BSD " i get

cupsctl: Unable to connect to server: Error 0

online         10:15:34 svc:/application/cups/scheduler:default
online         10:15:34 svc:/application/cups/in-lpd:default

Any ideas?

On 10/19/2011 10:56 AM, Paolo Marcheschi wrote:
> Hi
> Try to do the following from user root:
> cupsctl PrintcapFormat=BSD
> print-service -s cups
> if you want access to windows printers you need samba support.
> To check cups configuration , connect to
> http://localhost:631
> I hope this helps.
> Ciao
> Paolo
> On 10/19/11 02:27 PM, Daniel Kjar wrote:
>> I have a box with a clean OI install and printing is now working fine 
>> on there using cups (although it was not a straight forward process, 
>> how a novice would know to set the root password at the command line 
>> is beyond me).
>> The upgrade box solaris - opensolaris - OI (my desktop) is completely 
>> borked now for printing.  Does anyone know how I could 'reinstall' 
>> whatever is needed for printing?  All cups packages are up to date 
>> etc. but it errors out on the webadmin (internal server error) and 
>> even the print manager looks different from my fresh 151a.  I really 
>> do not want to do a clean install as there is all kinds of stuff on 
>> this machine that I don't want to break.
>> Dan
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Dr. Daniel Kjar
Assistant Professor of Biology
Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Elmira College
1 Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901

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