[kde-solaris] printing with KDE on a solaris9 (sparc) platform

Stefan Teleman steleman at nyc.rr.com
Sat Sep 18 01:04:20 CEST 2004


There is a full distro of cups 1.1.19 available in 
/opt/fsw4sun/cups-1.1.19 (comes with the kderequired package).

In /opt/fsw4sun/cups-1.1.19/etc/rc3.d there's a sample statup script 
-- S99cups -- to enable boot time startup of the cups scheduler.

The cupsd.conf configuration file is in 

It probably needs editing for your specific needs (this is just the 
vanilla version which comes with the distro).

For configuring cups, adding printers, etc:


After configuring and starting cups, you can choose CUPS printing from 
the KDE Kontrol Center (Printers).

The cups daemon is very lightweight. You won't even know it's running.



On Friday 17 September 2004 14:53, Martin Lischewski wrote:
> Hi,
> I downloaded KDE 3.2.3 (german laguage) and installed it on SUN
> blade150 Workstation under the operating system version SunOS 5.9.
> After some minor installation problems it runs fine, but it is not
> possible to reach a network printer in our LAN. Which printing
> system I have to choose to see those network printers and how I can
> reach them, for example to print a simple text file with the
> 'kate'-Editor printing menu?
> regards,
> M.L.

Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
steleman at nyc.rr.com                          -Monty Python

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