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XML update for Chapter 41

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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 "4.9 MB">
9 <!ENTITY gimp-print-buildsize "22 MB">
10 <!ENTITY gimp-print-time "0.42 SBU">
11]>
12
13<sect1 id="gimp-print" xreflabel="Gimp-Print-&gimp-print-version;">
14<?dbhtml filename="gimp-print.html"?>
15<title>Gimp-Print-&gimp-print-version;</title>
16
17<sect2>
18<title>Introduction to <application>Gimp-Print</application></title>
19
20<para>The <application>Gimp-Print</application> package contains
21high quality drivers for Canon, Epson, Lexmark and <acronym>PCL</acronym> printers
22for use with <xref linkend="espgs"/>,
23<xref linkend="cups"/>,
24<ulink url="http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic.html">Foomatic</ulink>,
25and the <xref linkend="gimp"/>. See the list of supported printers at
26<ulink url="http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/p_Supported_Printers.php3"/>.
27</para>
28<!-- FIXME: APFL Ghostscript is not tested. Don't forget to check the license. -->
29
30<sect3><title>Package information</title>
31<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
32<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gimp-print-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gimp-print-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
34<listitem><para>Download size: &gimp-print-size;</para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required: &gimp-print-buildsize;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Estimated build time: &gimp-print-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
37</sect3>
38
39<sect3><title><application>Gimp-Print</application> dependencies</title>
40<sect4><title>Optional</title>
41<para>
42<xref linkend="cups"/>,
43<ulink url="http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic.html">Foomatic</ulink>,
44<ulink url="http://www.linuxprinting.org/ijs/">IJS</ulink> and
45<xref linkend="readline"/>
46</para></sect4>
47</sect3>
48
49</sect2>
50
51<sect2>
52<title>Installation of <application>Gimp-Print</application></title>
53
54<para>Install <application>Gimp-Print</application> by running the following commands:</para>
55
56<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
57make &amp;&amp;
58make install</command></userinput></screen>
59
60</sect2>
61
62<sect2>
63<title>Command explanations</title>
64
65<para><option>--with-translated-ppds=no</option>: When this switch is given,
66only US English <acronym>PPD</acronym> files
67for <acronym>CUPS</acronym> will be built. Useful if the
68<acronym>PPD</acronym> files are not yet translated into your native
69language and you want to save some space on unneeded translations.</para>
70
71<para><option>--enable-cups-level3-ps</option>: This option causes
72the build process to generate PostScript level 3 <acronym>PPD</acronym> files
73instead of level 2 ones.</para>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Configuring <application>Gimp-Print</application></title>
79
80<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
81
82<!-- &library-config; -->
83
84<para>For <application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> to see newly installed
85<acronym>PPD</acronym> files, it has to be restarted:</para>
86
87<screen><userinput><command>/etc/rc.d/init.d/cups restart</command></userinput></screen>
88
89<note><para>This command may take a very long time (up to 10 minutes) to
90complete. Don't panic while
91<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> is rescanning the
92list of <acronym>PPD</acronym> files. The long delay will happen only
93once.</para></note>
94
95<para>Then point your web browser to <ulink url="http://127.0.0.1:631"/>
96to add a new printer to <application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application>.</para>
97</sect3>
98
99</sect2>
100
101<sect2>
102<title>Contents</title>
103
104<para>The <application>Gimp-Print</application> package contains
105<filename>libgimpprint</filename> libraries,
106<command>rastertoprinter</command> filter for
107<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> that converts
108the output of <command>pstoraster</command> to a form
109understandable by printers,
110and a plugin that allows printing images from
111<application><acronym>GIMP</acronym>-1.2.5</application>.</para>
112</sect2>
113
114</sect1>
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