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I am using Eclipse 3.1 under FC4 Linux. I see the print option under file is disabled. Is this a bug? If not how do I configure? Thanks.
 
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Ali,
Double check you have a file open before trying to print. For example, double click a Java file so it can be viewed.
 
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The Linux version of Eclipse doesn't support printing. The alleged reason is that printing is so flexible in Eclipse that no one could agree on a suitable subsystem, especially considering that the Linux version has 2 different graphical toolkit versions (gtk and motif).

The way around this impasse is to use the Tools menu to define your own print tool of choice. The simplest one, of course, being just to run the lpd program on the currently-selected file.
 
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Originally posted by Tim Holloway:
The Linux version of Eclipse doesn't support printing.


That's horrible!
 
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