No provision for printing pictures under Lubuntu 14.04?

John Hupp lubuntu at prpcompany.com
Mon Apr 6 14:47:32 UTC 2015


In 14.04 you use fotoxx for both photo management and picture printing?  
But it is not in the repos, right?

On 4/6/2015 9:52 AM, Andre Campos Rodovalho wrote:
> 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 ubuntu.com 
> <mailto:wxl at ubuntu.com>>:
>
>     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 prpcompany.com
>     <mailto:lubuntu at prpcompany.com>> 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: http://puppylinux.org/wikka/UsingMtPaint
>
>         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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