Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 440073
lpr doesn't accept multiple filenames
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:37 EDT
Description of problem:
I print with "lpr filename.pdf", but when I try "lpr *.pdf", nothing prints.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. lpr *.pdf
Several files should be printed.
I can't reproduce this problem on Fedora 8, and I don't have Fedora 7 to hand
for testing currently. Please try this, as root:
1. Edit /etc/cups/cupsd.conf and change the 'LogLevel' line to read:
2. Stop CUPS:
/sbin/service cups stop
3. Clear out the CUPS error log:
4. Start CUPS:
/sbin/service cups start
5. Now, as the user you are normally logged in as, submit your print job using
'lpr *.pdf' as before, obviously making sure that you are in the same directory
as your PDF files. Wait a few moments.
6. Next, submit one single PDF file using 'lpr filename.pdf'. Wait until the
job has finished printing.
7. Now attach the /var/log/cups/error_log file to this bug report.
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