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Re: Brother 1440 printer on Fedora Core 4



On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 09:32 -0500, Neil Cherry wrote:
> Eric Beversluis wrote:
> > Help! I need my printer (Brother 1440). I've already spent two days
> > trying to get it up. I've learned a good bit about how printing works on
> > Linux, but haven't had success. (This printer always ran automatically
> > with my old Mandrake 10.1 install.)
> > 
> > I've just installed Core 4 on a Sony PCG-SRX77. (I also installed
> > (server installation) on a Dell OptiPlex, but I haven't tried to get the
> > printer going there yet.)
> > 
> > Brother has two drivers, one for lpd and one as a
> > "cupswrapper" (whatever that is). The lpd rpm needs to be installed
> > before the cupswrapper rpm. When I tried to install the lpd rpm I got
> > this error message:
> > 
> >     /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.48389: line 2: /etc/init.d/lpd: No such file or 
> >        directory
> >     error: %post(hl1440lpr-1.1.2-1.i386) scriptlet failed, exit status 
> >       127
> 
> Before installing the lpd driver you need to link lpd to cups in
> /etc/init.d. Then install the lpd driver. Then install the
> cups driver.

But as nearly as I can tell, lpd isn't there anywhere (it doesn't show
up in 'ps -e' either. I'm confused.

> 
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