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Old 05-05-2005, 12:07 PM   #1
abowling
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Printing from Adobe Reader 7


I just installed the new Adober Reader 7 on my Mepis system. It opens pdf docs fine, but on the print dialog, it says "Printer Command: usr/bin/lp". the usr/bin/lp is a text box that can be changed to point to other files. i am trying to print to a network printer. i print to this printer all the time from other programs on this computer (using cups). what command do i need to fill in that blank with to make the document go to the network printer instead of a local one?

thanks!

andy b
 
Old 05-06-2005, 11:09 AM   #2
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you could try:

lpr -P [Printer_name]

not sure if you need a space between the -P and the printer name. I have a space in there, i've read some people don't.
 
Old 05-06-2005, 12:54 PM   #3
abowling
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wow! that did it. i got the exact printer name from the print job viewer, put it in as you suggested, and magic! you rock!

the exact string that worked:

/usr/bin/lpr -P OptraRn+
 
  


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