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Old 06-03-2013, 03:33 PM   #1
stf92
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How do you print an ascii text file through the parallel port?


Hi: I mean, by using a linux comand. I know there is a device named lpt or lpr. Maybe with 'cat filename > /dev/lpt.

Note: I can find neither /dev/lpt nor /dev/lpr!
 
Old 06-03-2013, 03:38 PM   #2
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man lp
man lpr
 
Old 06-03-2013, 03:45 PM   #3
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I had the parallel port disabled in the BIOS! I can't believe it.

Note: I was writing a program that transmits a file through the parallel port and it worked until yesterday. Somebody must have changed the BIOS settings.

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