[cups.general] Epson SP R300 only prints from GIMP

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmx.net
Sat Jan 8 06:41:15 PST 2005

You need foomatic-rip, but I do not know in which BSD package it is. If 
you do not find it, report its absence in BSD as a bug to the BSD people 
and proceed as shown on



ben paley wrote:
> Till Kamppeter wrote:
>>You also have to install foomatic-filters
>>    Till
> Till,
> Simple as that? But there's no foomatic-filters in the ports... are you
> familiar with the freebsd ports collection? It sometimes goes wrong, but
> not normally THAT wrong... foomatic binaries in my path are
> foomatic-addpjloptions                 foomatic-nonumericalids
> foomatic-combo-xml                     foomatic-perl-data
> foomatic-compiledb                     foomatic-ppd-options
> foomatic-configure                     foomatic-ppdfile
> foomatic-datafile                      foomatic-preferred-driver
> foomatic-fix-xml                       foomatic-printermap-to-gimp-print-xml
> foomatic-getpjloptions                 foomatic-printjob
> foomatic-kitload                       foomatic-replaceoldprinterids
> does any of that look useful? Or relevant? What does foomatic-filters do?
> Anyway, what's doing my head in is I can print an image from Gimp without
> any setup at all, it's just using lpr (so all the info I need is on my
> machine somewhere!), and lpq shows the job as a normal <STDIN> , just like
> it does when I use lpr from the command line, but in THAT case it doesn't
> print!
> Thanks a lot for replying, I appreciate it.
> Ben
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