Bug 9791 - No more printer setup during install?
No more printer setup during install?
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: printer-config (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-02-25 16:23 EST by huxley
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-25 16:42:59 EST
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Description huxley 2000-02-25 16:23:08 EST
At the end of every RedHat install I have done is the setup for a printer
local or remote.  Printtool is still there but I don't use X on my servers
so it would seem I either need X or have to manually setup the printcap
file and others.  Also, there is no documentation about how to setup a
printer using either method in the 6.1 docs.

Am I correct in this or is there a config script/program that I am

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-25 16:42:59 EST
This is true; we're working on a new tool that will work in text mode, but it
won't be ready until 7.0.
For now, the recommended way is to either create the config files on a different
computer and then copy them over, or to install X and printtool, create the
config files, and then remove X.

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