No provision for printing pictures under Lubuntu 14.04?

Andre Campos Rodovalho andre.rodovalho at
Mon Apr 6 13:52:32 UTC 2015

With LxQt I hope we have kolourpaint as default. So we will be able to
print images easily. Maybe the default image viewer will do that too.
In 14.04 I use fotoxx to do it.

2015-04-05 23:23 GMT-03:00 Walter Lapchynski <wxl at>:

> Seems like it's not a bug, per se. Intended function upstream, it seems.
> What is the default print command? Does `lpr` work? I often use this on the
> command line to print PDFs, so it seems plausible. This may be something we
> can fix in the default settings of MtPaint, if we explore all of the
> possible options and hopefully find the one that uses the least amount of
> resources. Since `lpr` is included in the standard system, this would seem
> to make the most sense.
> On Apr 5, 2015 5:15 PM, "John Hupp" <lubuntu at> wrote:
>> Visiting family this weekend and looking at a couple problems, I
>> discovered that under the default installation of Lubuntu 14.04 there seems
>> to be no provision for printing pictures.
>> The image viewer has no Print option.  And when I instead opened a
>> picture in mtPaint and then tried File: Action: Print Image, nothing
>> happened.
>> I got mtPaint's File: Action: Print Image functionality working by
>> following the 'How to Print' section of this Puppy Linux article:
>> I also found that I could print using Firefox, but I would have expected
>> to be able to print a pic via the image viewer or the paint program.
>> It seems like more than a trivial omission to have no default picture
>> printing provision.
>> [I had a similar realization recently regarding photo management.  I
>> installed Shotwell to add that capability, but it seemed like there should
>> have been a native provision.]
>> How do you handle these things?
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