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Old 02-23-2008, 01:06 PM   #1
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What is ghostscript and do I need it?


Trying to install print driver and the readme says something about Ghostscript integration.
 
Old 02-23-2008, 01:10 PM   #2
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Quoted from http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/
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Ghostscript, an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF, and related software and documentation.
There you go. View Wikipedia or Ghostscript site for more information.
 
Old 02-23-2008, 01:19 PM   #3
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So this ghostscript thing is not necessary for my printer to work? Is that correct?
 
Old 02-23-2008, 01:25 PM   #4
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Well it depends but for example a basic Windows installation comes without a ghostscript - it is available for Windows too - and it can print, so therefore it is not needed in order to print. If it was, it would probably be included in your system already.

EDIT: check out the FAQ at the Ghostscript site:
http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/doc/faq.htm
At least the "What is Ghostscript" question and it's answer.

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