Package Details: muttprint 0.73_4-3

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Package Base: muttprint
Description: An app to print email from CLI mail clients, mutt in particular
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: None
Maintainer: jasonwryan
Last Packager: jasonwryan
Votes: 55
Popularity: 0.000007
First Submitted: 2006-01-07 14:55
Last Updated: 2016-05-05 02:03

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jasonwryan commented on 2018-03-20 20:50

@HamishTPB Have you openend a bug report upstream? I'm reluctant to patch in perpetuity...

HamishTPB commented on 2018-03-20 03:38

There seems to be a typo in the default settings file /etc/Muttprintrc


should be


If you do not override the system-wide config with your own then this will bring up the error:

Press any key to write error: Broken pipe

The uppercase "P" is listed as paper size in the man page where lowercase "p" is the printer name.

robb commented on 2016-12-21 19:46

> I have set muttprint in my muttrc but I get the following error:
> Press any key to write error: Broken pipe
I had the same issue. I was able to debug the problem a bit without involving mutt, by doing just "cat file | muttprint". This returned the following error:
lpr: The printer or class does not exist.

Which seems odd since the lpq command knows the printer, it returns:
"hpc_5180 is ready". And echo $PRINTER returns: "hpc_5180"

Anyway I was able to (mutt)print successfully by adding the following to my muttrc file:
set print_command="muttprint -P A4 -p $PRINTER"

(It seems that it should also be possible to set the printer via a muttprintrc file. See the muttprint manual page.)

Shibumi commented on 2016-12-16 19:00

I have set muttprint in my muttrc but I get the following error:

Press any key to write error: Broken pipe

jasonwryan commented on 2016-05-05 02:04

@dtbaumann - thanks: added your patch

dtbaumann commented on 2016-05-04 06:15

Hi, it seems that the settings for duplex printing are mixed up. For papersave mode (two pages on one landscape sheet) the binding is short edge and vice versa.

--- a/muttprint 2016-05-04 08:00:34.253412690 +0200
+++ b/muttprint 2016-05-04 08:04:04.371149272 +0200
@@ -643,14 +643,14 @@
if ($Config{PAPERSAVE} eq "on") {
if ($useCups) {
- s/\$CUPS_OPTIONS/ -o sides=two-sided-long-edge \$CUPS_OPTIONS/;
+ s/\$CUPS_OPTIONS/ -o sides=two-sided-short-edge \$CUPS_OPTIONS/;
} else { # no cups
} else { # no papersave
if ($useCups) {
- s/\$CUPS_OPTIONS/ -o sides=two-sided-short-edge \$CUPS_OPTIONS/;
+ s/\$CUPS_OPTIONS/ -o sides=two-sided-long-edge \$CUPS_OPTIONS/;
} else { # no cups

cachereturn commented on 2016-02-18 18:19

Please change url=( -> url=

makepkg is failing with error "url should not be an array."

awagner commented on 2013-10-17 18:52

@grudziar, I don't have the reference ready, but somewhere there are AUR guidelines saying that packages of the base-devel group can be presumed available on every AUR'ing computer and need not be specified in the depends...

grudziar commented on 2013-10-17 17:08

I had to manually install automake and autoconf on my machine. Apparently, they are not listed as dependencies, and without aclocal and autom4te build fails.

Anonymous comment on 2013-06-16 21:45

Thanks for sorting this out - much appreciated!