Print issues from ghostscript

James Horvath jhorvath at
Tue Jun 8 23:04:21 GMT 2004

FreeBSD 5.1, just installed ghostscript-gnu-nox11 from ports and accepted
all default devices.

The system prints fine if I try something like:

# lp -dprinter /etc/printcap

But will not print if I try:

# gs -q -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=ljet4 -sOutputFile=\|lp -dprinter ./ -c

I get the following:

lpr: lp: unknown printer

"printer" is a remote networked laser printer that supports PS and PCL.
"" exists and is a legitimate postscript file.  The "ljet4" device
was selected during the ghostscript installation.

What am I missing?

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