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Re: Cups driver mystery.- one more try.



I expected at least one answer to this. Is this question too
esoteric or too simple-minded. Has no one ever used lpadmin or any of
the other Cups commands. That is hard to believe. Please someone
answer this question.

On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 05:07:28PM -0500, akonstam trinity edu wrote:
> In the Cups System Administrator Manual it suggests that if you want to
> set up a desk jet printer using the lpadmin command the -m option
> identifying the driver should be: -m deskjet.ppd
> 
> That does not work since the deskjet file is gzipped and named:
> deskjet.ppd.gz. So -m deskjet.ppd.gz will work or you could gunzip the
> driver file. 
> 
> So where is the problem? Is this a typo in the manual? I really can't
> believe that one should gunzip all of the driver files.
> 
> What is the scoop?
> -- 

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