Re: lpr changed in FC5?

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On Mon, 2006-08-14 at 03:34 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-08-13 at 08:32 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > I am going to get a bad reputation for keep saying this, but if you
> > are going to deal with cups printers use cups commands. The way you
> > change the options of a printer in a CUPS environment is more properly
> > by using the lpoptions command.
> 
> Have you seen any good information on how to use lpoptions?  I haven't.
> I've read terse configuration manuals for CUPS, and that's about it.
> 
I don't know about terse. Chapters 3 and 4 of the CUPS Software Users
Manual tells you all one needs to know about using lpoptions to set
options. However, you need to read the two chapters together.

However, I had a mind blip. The best way to set printer options is
through the CUPS web interface (localhost:631) , then go to the printer
and use the configuration tab.
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