Printing.

Seth W.Klein sk at sethwklein.net
Mon May 19 15:46:17 PDT 2003


"Declan. Moriarty" <declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie> wrote:
> 
> There is now a simple script by Uli Fahrenberg which artfully uses 
> ghostscript to print easily & perfectly. It is in my printing minority 
> report hint. The script functions as lpr, and you can print from pipe orcommand line with a non postscript printer. Setup, apart from 
> ghostscript, is basically zero.
> 
> Cups, PDQ, a2ps, and all those other fartabout preprocessor &
> postprocessor programs are unnecessary. This is _reliable_.

One word: queueing. I often use something very like that script,
but it's only acceptable on single user machines where the user
is smart enough not to try to submit a second job before the first
has gone to the printer.

cheers,
Seth W. Klein
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