Looking for duplexor supporting lp command

Mike Meyer mwm-dated-1050506658.3f0b7d at mired.org
Fri Apr 11 08:24:20 PDT 2003

In <86y92hmxa7.fsf at gic.mteege.de>, Matthias Teege <matthias at mteege.de> typed:
> Mike Meyer <mwm-dated-1050441918.9fbae9 at mired.org> writes:
> > Can someone recommend a printer system that handles duplexors in a
> > sane manner?
> Yes, use the lpd/lprng with the foomatic-rip script from
> http://www.linuxprinting.org/ and the original ppd from your
> printer.

>From what I recall, ppd is a postscript thing. Will this work with
flat text output?

> After the setup you can call do somting like that:
> lpr -zInputSlot=1stTray -zDontKnowDuplexArg=Duplex file.ps

What, exactly, is foomatic? Is there a home page for it? Does it
replace magicfilter/apsfilter? If not, can I continue using those to
get automated conversion of various file types for printing?

Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>		http://www.mired.org/consulting.html
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