Making an LPR device printable from command line
antony at wayforth.co.uk
Tue Apr 25 16:20:10 UTC 2006
Steve Kratz wrote:
> Excuse me for my ignorance of some of the basics (grin) - but how do you
> get an LPR device created under Ubuntu?
> I have a LaserJet 5si on a network print server box (port 9100 or 515 -
> both work), but I'm a little in the dark as to how to "map" it so I can
> do things like cat /var/log/sys > /dev/lpr (or whatever…)
You don't. cat /var/log/syslog | lpr
This assumes that your printer is properly setup under CUPS. Both the
ubuntu and kubuntu printer tools should handle this.
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