Newbie lpd printing
gwschenk at socal.rr.com
Wed Apr 23 18:42:57 PDT 2003
On Wednesday 23 April 2003 12:55 am, Malcolm Kay wrote:
> Until now I thought you had solved your printer problem. Some more
> information would probably help:
> Which Epson printer do you have -- is it an inkjet? -- which particular
That Epson was an old junker that was just for experimenting. The quality
was very poor, and I've replaced it with a HP 6122.
> Do you have ghostscript installed? Aladdin or Gnu?
> With this information we can possibly fix the filter script for you.
> A relatively simple filter switching between plain text and postscript
> should be fairly simple to implement if your printer is supported by
That was the impression I got from my research. The script befuddles me, as
I got it from two very good sources. I realize that I need to learn shell
programming, and I am working on that, but I have a real need to print
> More complex filters are sometimes employed to directly manage output
> in other formats -- particularly picture formats -- or to select printer
> options such as resolution, speed vs quality but I find this overkill.
Yes, I agree. Where can I find the simple filter?
Thanks for your reply.
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