Subject: Re: Netatalk and printing...
From: Sean O. Denney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 22 2001 - 15:11:40 MDT
Your papd.conf file should look like this:
lpr 5 Creative:\
You should be piping the print request to lpr the program and not lpr
the spool directory.
On Mon, 22 Oct 2001, Dave Braford wrote:
> Hello to anyone,
> I am using YLD 2.0 and used the printtool to
> set up the q's. My intended printer will use a filter (gs)
> BUT some printers will not use a filter of any kind.
> Having problems with piping a netatalk broadcasted printer's
> input (ps file) to lpd....
> I can see (and start printing to..) the printer in
> the MAC OS environment, but the file just sits in the PrintMonitor.
> It states - "Spooling print job" or something to that effect.
> I can cancel the job(s) just fine, but........
> here is the papd.conf file
> lpr 5 Creative:\
> :pr=|/var/spool/lpd/5_Creative/lpr -P5Creative:\
> I can print an eps or text file from the Linux box
> with lpr -P5Creative filename
> and I think the paths are correct....
> in fact, I'm sure.
> Yes, I know I can setup Desktop Printing on Mac
> and print to LPR q's; and it faster over IP;
> but I would just like to see if it can be done like this.
> Desktop Printing software for the MAC
> is messy in some cases.....
> Does pap need a .paprc file in the 5_Creative q ?
> Owned by whom ? and maybe contents would be:
> 5 Creative:5Creative
> Is if possible to pipe the file gathered by 5 Creative to GS
> and then print it or ????????
> Any thoughts would be greatly apprecialted......
> Dave Braford
> IT Manager
> Hanon McKendry Advertising
> (616) 776-1111 x23
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