HP networked printer -- hp-setup won't use, hp-probe finds

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Jun 3 16:17:34 UTC 2012

On Sun, 3 Jun 2012, Polytropon wrote:

> By the way, have you tried using your filter directly for testing?
> As mentioned before, prepare a printable PS file, then do:
> 	# cat test.ps | /var/spool/lpd/hp8500/diff.2 | nc
> Note: nc is from port "nc" (netcat). It will send it directly to
> the IP address, which will normally be done by lpr, but just for
> diagnostics, always work with the smallest possible variables. :-)

nc(1) is also in the base system as /usr/bin/nc.

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