[CentOS] cups foomatic error centos 5....

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 16:27:48 UTC 2007

On 6/3/07, Tom Bishop <bishoptf at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to setup a local printer that I have working in centos4.4 on
> centos 5, this is a server install no X.  I was able to get the cups webpage
> up and it sees the printer I configured it up but when I try to print to it
> i get the following error:
> "/usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip failed", I've searched
> and searched but can't find anything that helps.  I would like to try to
> install it outside of cups but it appears they only have a GUI to add a
> printer.  Any suggestions/help would be appreciated.  Thanks.

Not sure what the problem really is, so have to ask something obvious.
 Do you have ghostscript in place?  foomatic-rip is a perl script.  Is
it pointing to the right directory for perl?


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