printing to a HP Deskjet 812C printer
wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Jul 28 19:22:03 UTC 2011
On Wed, 27 Jul 2011, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 8:05 PM, Antonio Olivares
> <olivares14031 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> @ all,
>> I restarted machine and I can print from command line :)
>> [olivares at quadcore ~/Documents]$ cat Document1.txt | lpr -P Deskjet
>> [olivares at quadcore ~/Documents]$ lpq -a
>> Deskjet is ready and printing
>> Rank Owner Job Files Total Size
>> active olivares 2 (standard input) 10405 bytes
>> [olivares at quadcore ~/Documents]$
>> Now how do I configure apps like Firefox, evince, LibreOffice to print?
> Ok I have figured it out :)
> I need to change `lpr` to `lpr -P Deskjet` and it will print.
lpr uses the "lp" queue by default. If that queue is capable of
accepting PostScript (with a filter, in this case), all that's needed is
for the application to use lpr.
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