magicfilterconfig fails to run because it expects /etc/magicfilter to exist and contain the filters. Creating the symlink fixes this, however the script still generates a printcap for lpr or possibly lprng, not sure offhand which.
Suggest looking at Debian package; Debian's magicfilterconfig supposedly works with lpr, lprng, and cups, and is smart enough to figure out which one you've got installed.
please re-assign to the 'printer dude'
which version have u tried?
fixed component field
can someone confirm if this is the same?: http://www.pell.portland.or.us/~orc/Code/magicfilter/
Magicfilter 2 is a complete rewrite of H. Peter Anvin's Magicfilter 1.2,
using slightly more standard components. It has the following features:
magicfilter-1.2-r4 fixes your problem, cups support is in magicfilter-2.3a