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Sunday, April 12, 2009

How to fix No printer listed in Qcad?

Intro Qcad

QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in two dimensions (2d). With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schemas and diagrams. QCAD works on Windows, Mac OS X and many Linux and Unix Systems. The source code of the QCAD community edition is released under the GPL (Open Source).

Qcad is a free app and is available in ubuntu respiratory. You can find and install Qcad from Add/ Remove apps under graphics section.

Q: Qcad printing problem - No printers listed in QCAD?

Ans :
  • Open terminal
  • sudo nano /etc/cups/cupsd.conf
  • Find line: Printcap /var/run/cups/printcap
  • Edit it out, and make a new line, so:
# Printcap /var/run/cups/printcap
Printcap /etc/printcap
  • If you do not find the line printcap /var/run/cups/printcap then add the line " Printcap /etc/printcap " (without quotes)
  • Save and close the editor
  • Restart cups : sudo /etc/init.d/cupsys restart
  • Restart Qcad

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