Re: [PARPORT] How to check whether Printer supports Postscript or not???

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Wed Apr 26 2000 - 09:22:04 EDT

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    On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 03:54:24PM +0530, Muralidhar Babu T wrote:

    > 1. How to check whether the printer supports postscript or not?

    Try it and see. It probably doesn't.

    > 2. How to select the Postscript filter?
    > My printer is " HP Deskjet 200" and this does not match with any of
    > the printers given in the printtool printers list. which one to select?

    The closest match (there might not be one).

    > Does "cat test > /dev/lp0" need any filter?

    No, except for the stair-stepping thing.


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