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1<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
2 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
3 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
4 %general-entities;
5
6 <!ENTITY gimp-print-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-print/gimp-print-&gimp-print-version;.tar.gz">
7 <!ENTITY gimp-print-download-ftp " ">
8 <!ENTITY gimp-print-size "5.2 MB">
9 <!ENTITY gimp-print-buildsize "27 MB">
10 <!ENTITY gimp-print-time "0.29 SBU">
11]>
12
13<sect1 id="gimp-print" xreflabel="Gimp-Print-&gimp-print-version;">
14<sect1info>
15<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
16<date>$Date$</date>
17</sect1info>
18<?dbhtml filename="gimp-print.html"?>
19<title>Gimp-Print-&gimp-print-version;</title>
20
21<sect2>
22<title>Introduction to <application>Gimp-Print</application></title>
23
24<para>The <application>Gimp-Print</application> package contains
25high quality drivers for Canon, Epson, Lexmark and <acronym>PCL</acronym>
26printers for use with <xref linkend="espgs"/>, <xref linkend="cups"/>,
27<ulink url="http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic.html">Foomatic</ulink>,
28<xref linkend="LPRng"/>, <command>lpr</command> and the
29<application><acronym>GIMP</acronym>-1.2</application>. See a list of
30supported printers at
31<ulink url="http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/p_Supported_Printers.php3"/>.
32</para>
33<!-- FIXME: APFL Ghostscript is not tested. Don't forget to check the license. -->
34
35<sect3><title>Package information</title>
36<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
37<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gimp-print-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gimp-print-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download size: &gimp-print-size;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required: &gimp-print-buildsize;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated build time: &gimp-print-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
42</sect3>
43
44<sect3><title><application>Gimp-Print</application> dependencies</title>
45<sect4><title>Optional</title>
46<para>
47<xref linkend="cups"/>,
48<ulink url="http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic.html">Foomatic</ulink>,
49<ulink url="http://www.linuxprinting.org/ijs/">IJS</ulink>,
50<xref linkend="pst-typesetting-tex"/>, and <xref linkend="espgs"/> or
51<xref linkend="gs"/>
52</para></sect4>
53</sect3>
54
55</sect2>
56
57<sect2>
58<title>Installation of <application>Gimp-Print</application></title>
59
60<para>Install <application>Gimp-Print</application> by running the following
61commands:</para>
62
63<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
64make &amp;&amp;
65make install</command></userinput></screen>
66
67</sect2>
68
69<sect2>
70<title>Command explanations</title>
71
72<para><option>--with-translated-ppds=no</option>: When this switch is given,
73only <acronym>US</acronym> English <acronym>PPD</acronym> files
74for <application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> will be built. Useful
75if the <acronym>PPD</acronym> files are not yet translated into your native
76language and you want to save some space by not installing unneeded
77translations.</para>
78
79<para><option>--enable-cups-level3-ps</option>: This option causes
80the build process to generate PostScript level 3 <acronym>PPD</acronym> files
81instead of level 2 ones.</para>
82
83</sect2>
84
85<sect2>
86<title>Configuring <application>Gimp-Print</application></title>
87
88<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
89
90<para>For <application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> to see newly installed
91<acronym>PPD</acronym> files, it has to be restarted:</para>
92
93<screen><userinput><command>/etc/rc.d/init.d/cups restart</command></userinput></screen>
94
95<note><para>This command may take a very long time (up to 10 minutes) to
96complete. Don't panic while
97<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> is rescanning the
98list of <acronym>PPD</acronym> files. The long delay will happen only
99once.</para></note>
100
101<para>Then point your web browser to <ulink url="http://127.0.0.1:631"/>
102to add a new printer to <application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application>.
103</para>
104</sect3>
105
106</sect2>
107
108<sect2>
109<title>Contents</title>
110
111<para>The <application>Gimp-Print</application> package contains
112<command>gimpprint-config</command>, <command>escputil</command>,
113<filename class='libraryfile'>libgimpprint</filename> libraries and
114optionally, <command>rastertoprinter</command> and
115<command>pstopxl</command> filter scripts for
116<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application>,
117<command>cups-calibrate</command>, <command>ijsgimpprint</command> and a
118plugin that allows printing images from
119<application><acronym>GIMP</acronym>-1.2</application>.
120</para>
121</sect2>
122
123<sect2>
124<title>Description</title>
125
126<sect3><title>gimpprint-config</title>
127<para><command>gimpprint-config</command> is a script to get information about
128the installed version of gimpprint.</para></sect3>
129
130<sect3><title>escputil</title>
131<para><command>escputil</command> is a command line utility to perform various
132maintenance tasks on Epson Stylus inkjet printers.</para></sect3>
133
134<sect3><title>cups-calibrate</title>
135<para><command>cups-calibrate</command> calibrates the color output of printers
136using the <application>Gimp-Print</application>
137<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> or
138<application><acronym>ESP</acronym> Print Pro</application> drivers.</para></sect3>
139
140<sect3><title>ijsgimpprint</title>
141<para><command>ijsgimpprint</command> is a Ghostscript driver for
142<application>Gimp-Print</application>.</para></sect3>
143
144</sect2>
145
146</sect1>
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