Printer issue

Ivan Zenzerović zenzof1 at
Sun Apr 1 10:33:23 UTC 2007

On 4/1/07, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Apr 2007, Ivan Zenzerovię wrote:
> >> zenzo|line|HP6L|lp|Hewlett z Packard Laser Jet6L:\
> >>         :sh:sd=/var/spool/zenzo:\
> >>         :lp=/dev/lpt0:\
> >>         :if=/usr/local/libexec/if-simple:\
> >> #       :if=/usr/local/libexec/hpif:
> > still the same, I put the device ljet5, because there is no ljet6. I
> just
> > don't get it, why is doing that!
> Please edit your posts to remove unneeded text, and post your reply
> after the section you're replying to.  This makes it easier to read and
> respond.
> First, you can't use comments inside a printcap entry.  Those
> backslashes at the end of the line are line continuation characters; the
> whole thing is really just one long line.
> Second, the default printer is usually called "lp".  Unless you have
> that, you'll have to tell lpr the printer name with -P each time you use
> it.  Given that, here's an edit of your printcap:
> lp:\
>         :lp=/dev/lpt0:\
>         :sh:\
>         :sd=/var/spool/zenzo:\
>         :if=/usr/local/libexec/if-simple:
> This requires that /usr/local/libexec/if-simple is in place and
> executable, too.
> Now you should be able to print with lpr.  However, your printer still
> doesn't know that linefeed also means carriage return.  So we'll include
> carriage returns with a test print:
> lptest 66 79 | perl -ne 's/\n/\r\n/; print' | lpr
> This should print one page.  If it works, you're almost there.
> -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA


I configured it as you said. But, there is another problem, the printer
always prints the same trash, and I can't stop it. When I sent him a pdf
file it started printing trash and after a lot of restarts and stops and
reboots it always prints ther same without stop.



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