printer software

James Takac p3nndrag0n at
Tue Feb 12 10:05:43 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 12 February 2008 18:35:40 Gernot Hassenpflug wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2008 5:02 PM, James Takac <p3nndrag0n at> wrote:
> > Hi Guys
> >
> > Am wondering if there's some software equivalent of fineprint for ubuntu.
> > Basically it allows one to print so you can fit up to 8 pages per side of
> > paper, as booklets, etc
> >
> > James
> From the command line psnup will do that.
> For general use, if you use the kdeprint dialog from KPDF or
> KGhostscript you have the ability to choose many pages per sheet out
> output paper (also the poster filter to do the opposite). If you use
> GNOME, install kdeprint and use that instead of lpr in your
> application to get the kdeprint dialog box even in GNOME.
> HTH, Gernot

Hi Gernot

How does one then swap lpr for kdeprint? I haven't seen anywhere I can do so 
in the apps I use so far or from the system menu


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