apsfilter, ghostscript and my wife's Lexmark 3200 printer

David Banning david at skytracker.ca
Thu Apr 3 16:54:47 PST 2003

On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 06:55:42PM -0500, Tom Parquette wrote:
> Hi.
> I've got printing set up and I have been able to generate the test print 
> from 5.0-CURRENT to my Laserjet 2200dse via USB cabling.
> My wife wants to get her Lexmark 3200 off of her desk and "somewhere 
> else".  So, I migrated my Laserjet to USB and I'm planning to plug her 
> printer into the parallel port.
> Apsfilter configures fine for the laserjet but I'm having problems with 
> the Lexmark 3200 (color inkjet).
> When I try to configure apsfilter to talk to the Lexmark, I'm told that 
> I do not have support for the 3200 compiled into ghostscript.  I 
> upgraded the port to ghostscript-gnu-7.05_5.  I selected all available 
> printers (I did not see the Lexmark 3200 in the list) and ghostscript 
> installed without complaining.
> I reattempted the Lexmark configuration and it still failed saying I did 
> not have the Lexmark driver.
> I'm not that familiar with ghostscript.  Has anybody seen this before?  

Is your box FreeBSD and hers a windows box?  If that's the case,
you don't need ghostscript at all. You just need a raw entry in your

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