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Old 06-09-2009, 08:33 PM   #16
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Old 06-09-2009, 10:35 PM   #17
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might want to read the thread before you post.
 
Old 06-09-2009, 10:54 PM   #18
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TINKSTER Thanks for your help
as it happens, I got a call from a friend up in New Jersey who gave me lpoptions -d hp_LaserJet_1320_series which did the trick
In any event your suggested lpadmin -d went into notes


It does get better -- As it happens, the lpoptions -d command that set the default destination for lp and lpr also resolved the problem where the esc:ha command in vim across the ssh did not print anything. the HA command did work when I executed vim from the inux console ??? strange stuff
Thanks for your help
The difference between lpoptions and lpadmin is that the latter
makes a system-wide default queue, while lpoptions allows you to
set it on a per user basis. Both would have the same result - that
command-line tools can print.



Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 06-10-2009, 11:11 AM   #19
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Thank you for the clarification :-)
I will add the informatiion to my notes for lpadmin and lpoptions.
 
Old 06-15-2009, 09:08 AM   #20
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"pr" is a paginator. It will take a text file and insert a header like this:

2009-06-15 08:03 Page 1

It does some other stuff too, I think.

"print" has something to do with "mailcap". Mailcap is a file describing how non-text (ie pictures) should be displayed. If you type "see <insert picture name here>", it should open the picture. In my case it opened it in Firefox, it may be different on your computer.
 
  


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