cups

  1. B

    Building cups-lpr

    Given I have poudriere setup and working how do I get a local copy of cups-lpr? The references that I have found imply that this is part of the cups package, but I do not find it on my system even though cups is installed. I have looked at the options set on the cups port pkg and I do not see...
  2. M

    Solved print/beeprt-label-printer-cups-driver

    I'm receiving a MUNBYN ITPP941 label printer next week, and as it turned out, it's one of the most common label printers available globally under at least three different brand names (Beeprt, Rollo, Munbyn). There is a Linux CUPS driver package available for download...
  3. M

    Solved print/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr2

    So print/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr is available as a port, but not print/epson-inkjet-printer-escpr2, which newer Epson printers require. The current RPM source package from the Epson website: epson-inkjet-printer-escpr2-1.1.32-1lsb3.2.src.rpm Anyone willing and able to port that one, which...
  4. M

    Recommendation for a Multifunction Printer?

    I am looking for a multifunction printer that works flawlessly under FreeBSD, mainly for office use. Desired features are: LAN connectivity with embedded print server Duplex printing with CUPS support Duplex scanning with SANE support Laser vs ink not decided yet Color vs black & white not...
  5. M

    Use of a Linux CUPS driver that contains a binary?

    I am wondering if it is possible to use a Linux printer driver for CUPS that contains a filter program binary in FreeBSD. Specifically this is about the MUNBYN ITPP941 label printer for which the Linux CUPS driver can be downloaded here. That driver consists of a Beeprt.ppd and a...
  6. M

    Solved CUPS installation: "Unable to encrypt connection: Unable to create server credentials."

    Hi I did a fresh installation of FreeBSD (FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p6 FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p6 GENERIC amd64). I try to install a printer by the Web interface and it fails: This site can’t be reached 192.168.1.108 unexpectedly closed the connection. CUPS's error_log show this: D...
  7. sidetone

    About Printing on FreeBSD

    Postscript (PS) and PCL (Printer Command Language) are printer languages known as Page Description Languages (PDLs) supported by the majority of printers for interpreting and printing jobs. These two PDLs are alternate models developed by Adobe and HP respectively. ASCII is a printer language...
  8. Snurg

    Cups headaches again.

    I seem unable to get printing via Cups work. What I have done so far: Installed cups after pkg update upgrade. Set up the printer (same settings as on Linux, where it just works). Manufacturer-supplied PPD file is installed in the printer config. I am unable to print, getting the error "cannot...
  9. G

    HP4655 Printer Issues

    I just installed FreeBSD: uname -r 12.2-RELEASE-p4 on an old HP ProBook4530s laptop. I'm running twm, firefox, openoffice and wifimgr. All of that is working great. I connect to the Internet over wireless to a cable modem. If I could just get the printer working I would be set! I installed cups...
  10. sidney

    Removing CUPS

    I want to remove cups, but in doing so pkg wants to delete a whack of software that I want to keep. How do I prevent that from happening? TIA
  11. K

    Solved A CUPS issue....

    I have recently built a new install of FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE on my office desktop machine. All has gone well so far. As I mentioned, I am working to build a DE for my wife and the other computo-klutzes in our family so we can all eventually dump Billy Gates' offerings. The FreeBSD base went...
  12. huckfinn

    Configure CUPS but ghostscript installation ghostscript-agpl-9.50-base broken and conflicting with ghostscript9-base

    Hi folks, I've a strange problem with ghostscript, which I need to install a cups printer under FreeBSD 12.1. uname -a FreeBSD damara.bigopensky.de 12.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE r354233 GENERIC amd64 To get a valid configuration and tools for the cups-printer-render-pipline, I need...
  13. G

    CUPS no local printer

    Well, here it is not. CUPS web interface is nice, but no locally-attached printer is offered: :( Local Printers: Discovered Network Printers: Other Network Printers: AppSocket/HP JetDirect LPD/LPR Host or Printer Internet...
  14. DemoNIck

    CUPS in a Jail and "Waiting for printer to become available."

    I am creating this thread because I have a problem printing to a CUPS server installed in a FreeBSD jail and I am not sure if this problem is related to a misconfigured jail and/or misconfigured CUPS server. The host server (skg) installation is a FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE. The jail (fileserver) is...
  15. N

    Libreoffice with CUPS option off

    Hi all, Is it possible to print from Libreoffice having compiled it without CUPS support? I went through quite a bit of trouble getting my printer to work with LPD (works flawlessly), and was encouraged to do so because it's is the base system, and can do everything I need it to, etc. I've...
  16. I

    Server (NFS,SMB,CUPS,DLNA...)

    Hello everybody, I have just registered here because I am planning a project where I think FreeBSD could be the ideal OS. I am currently running a dual boot system with Arch Linux and Windows 10. Both systems have FDE, Linux with LUKS (LVM) and Windows with Bitlocker, so data can not be easily...
  17. aragats

    Solved CUPS in FreeBSD 11.0: printers are not listed

    When I started using FreeBSD 11 a year ago, print/cups worked perfectly. However, after a certain update (it's happened to me at r298793) my printers have disappeared from the list in LibreOffice, Firefox, GIMP and others, but I was able to print from graphics/xpdf using /usr/local/bin/lp using...
  18. uzsolt

    okular: cups and lpd mismatch?

    Hi all! I'm using the standard lpd to print. While the print/cups-client combined into print/cups can't use the standard lpd only from commandline. When I want to print from graphics/okular it prints into stdout (or stderr): lpr-cups: Bad file descriptor I think it calls /usr/local/bin/lpr and...
  19. J

    CUPS PPD file - Custom Modifications

    To whom it may concern, We have a solution in place, where we have customized the PPD file to add a watermark, or document classification stamp to each document printed. This is already working, with all PostScript enabled printers. If I print a test page from within CUPS, the watermark, and...
  20. chrbr

    Circular dependency with cups

    Dear All, I had faced a circular dependency which disabled building textproc/docproj on my system. The output of ports-mgmt/poudriere has been [00:01:07] ====>> Error: Dependency loop detected: These packages depend on each other: cups-2.1.3_2 dbus-1.8.20 xmlto-0.0.28 w3m-0.5.3_5...
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