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Bill N billisnice at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 02:28:13 BST 2007


It says lipcups is not in the database.....



On 10/9/07, Paul Cartwright <ubuntu at pcartwright.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue October 9 2007 8:28 pm, Bill N wrote:
> > This is my new ./configure --disable-network-build
> >
> >
> > checking for linux/ppdev.h... yes
> > checking for cupsDoFileRequest in -lcups... no
> > configure: error: cannot find libcups support
> > bn at bn-desktop:~/hplip-2.7.9$ make
> > make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
> > \bn at bn-desktop:~/hplip-2.7.9$
>
> gues what you have to install now ??? how about libcups.
>
> so, probably sudo aptitude install libcups
> then try your  configure one more time:)
>
> >
> > Paul, about ready to pull my hair out...thanks for all your help...
>
> this is the part of linux that drives me crazy... you forget you are
> looking
> for trees in the forest, because you are surrounded by alligators;-)
>
> at least it doesn't let you install an application that won't work, you
> just
> have to get past all the dependencies..
> every time a process fails it gives you a clue as to what you need to do
> to
> fix it. if it can't find libcups, then install libcups and try again..
> I pulled all my hair out long ago!
>
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