Re: [PARPORT] printer *Additional Information*

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Tue Jun 06 2000 - 11:01:39 EDT

  • Next message: David Bronson: "Re: [PARPORT] printer *Additional Information*"

    On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 10:15:19AM -0400, David Bronson wrote:

    > I was told to install lpr with magicfilter which I haven't completed, but
    > if I'm not mistaken the cat ... /lp0 bypasses the printcap file
    > altogether.

    It does. You ought to be able to print using cat > /dev/lp0.

    What's different with the kernel you are running now, compared to the
    one that came with your distribution? What version is it, for
    instance? (Sorry if you've told me this already.)


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