Re: [PARPORT] lp has gone

From: Clemens Kirchgatterer (
Date: Sat Sep 01 2001 - 04:13:57 EDT

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    John Batistic wrote:

    > However, I have lost lp. I can print using lpr, and I
    > have /dev/lp0, but programs like WP8 which require lp
    > can't print.
    > Everything I have read says that lp should just be there,
    > but I can't find it.
    > I am guessing that it got taken out in the same way as
    > ftstab did.
    > How do I put it back?

    mostly lp is only a link to your default parport, to fix it do:

    cd /dev
    ln -s lp0 lp
    cd -

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