lprng - lpr/lpd printer spooling system

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name lprng
Package version 3.8.B
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 2.70 KB
Download size 1.19 MB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
The  LPRng  software  is an enhanced, extended, and portable  version
of the Berkeley LPR software (the standards UNIX printer spooler)
You can use this for local and remote printers.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lprng_3.8.B-2_i386.deb 3.8.B i386 Debian Main
lprng - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf -
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.11
libcomerr2 >= 1.01
libk5crypto3 >= 1.6.dfsg.2
libkrb5-3 >= 1.6.dfsg.2
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0
lsb-base >= 2.0


Name Value
lpr -


Name Value
apsfilter << 4.9.1-10
cupsys-bsd -
lpr -
suidmanager << 0.50


Name Value
lpr -


Type URL
Binary Package lprng_3.8.B-2_amd64.deb
Source Package lprng

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lprng deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lprng




2012-06-11 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.B-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Compilies on hurd-i386 Closes: #671848
* Added note about needed modules Closes: #659999
* Added support for "status" action to init script from Peter Eisentraut
Closes: #651459
* Updated to debhelper compat 9
* Updated to Debian standard 3.9.3
* Patched source to compile with harden flags
* Fixed configure flags to find openssl libs
* filters moved to multiarch location
* Added lpd.conf example Closes: #618482
2011-02-28 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.B-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Changed source format to 3.0 (quilt)
* Updated to standards version 3.9.1
* Minor fixes to lpd.conf manpage
2009-09-22 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.A-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Corrected patch for kfreebsd Closes: #537857
* postinst checks for symlink on printcap Closes: #544986
* Documented lpd_listen_port in lpd.conf man page Closes: #492684
* Maintainer upload Closes: #544991
* Changed rules file for new debhelper
* Changed from dpatch to quilt for patching
* Fixed symlinks for 2 filter man pages
2009-09-04 - Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.A-2.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Corrected runlevel settings in init.d script header, and add postinst
code to recover installations affected by this bug (Closes:
* Fixed build problem on kfreebsd (Closes: #537857).  Patch from
Petr Salinger.
* Updated debconf translations for Brazilian Portuguese from
Eder L. Marques (Closes: 511890).
* Updated debconf translation for Czech from Jan Outrata (Closes: #534967)
2009-05-20 - Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br>
lprng (3.8.A-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* The ''fix other packages breaking us'' release:
+ work around bug 489765 (and similars) by documenting 
it in the news file.
* debian/control:
+ include misc-depends on the package, as we use debhelper.
+ upgrade standards version to 3.8.1 (no changes needed).
* debian/config:
+ include set -e in the config script.
* debian/README:
+ include information regarding printing with GTK 2.
2008-10-13 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.A-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added debconf translations:
- Finnish. Closes: #496233
- Vietnamese Closes: #500026
* Removed old ja.po download file
* Updated standards version
2008-08-22 - Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.A-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload to fix pending l10n issues.
* Use "$syslog" in Required-Start for LSB headers in the init
script. Avoids failures when the syslog daemon is not
syslog. Closes: #495696
* Debconf translations:
- Galician. Closes: #484142
- Japanese. Closes: #491041
- Swedish. Closes: #492098
- Russian. Closes: #494474
2008-05-07 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.A-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Moved debconf include in preinst Closes: #474813
* if-up script uses correct path for invole-rc.d Closes: #463578
* init.d file uses sed instead of grep and cut Closes: #474295
2008-03-31 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.A~rc4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Put initialise back in and created function to create run directory
2008-03-31 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
lprng (3.8.A~rc4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed initialise from init.d script in restart step
* Control now has a homepage, finally.

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