Still having network/Postscript Printer problem

Polytropon freebsd at
Mon Sep 14 11:25:25 UTC 2015

On Mon, 14 Sep 2015 05:36:48 -0500, Andrew Gould wrote:
> Have you tried using the port apsfilter to configure /etc/printcap?

I've been using apsfilter in the past. But today, printing
often assumes that you're using CUPS. Of course apsfilter
is great, it even has "input detection" and automatic conversion
for files to print, like

	% lpr holiday.jpg

and "pretty printing" with syntax highlighting for sources, like

	% lpr excellent.c

But if you feed PS to a PS printer, apsfilter might be
too much overhead. It's easier to simply change the PS
data to contain the settings needed for duplex enabled.

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