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Old 07-28-2010, 06:31 AM   #1
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Question Roll Paper Printing

How to print continuously without ejecting the paper in linux.Is it possible?
Old 07-28-2010, 08:24 AM   #2
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Now ask me how with your setup.

Haven't a clue, since you provided exactly zero information about the hardware, software, platform or just about anything else.
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Execute the following code on a terminal & post the output here:
cat /etc/issue
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I'm not exactly sure what you mean by roll printing. Are you taking about those boxes of paper that are attached sheets with the gear strip things on the side? Or one of those fancier printers that have a pen like head and move the paper around to draw on it? Blue prints and the likes.


In short, IF your printer has a device driver (or supports certain standards like postscript or IPP), then there's a good change that the answer is YES. Assuming the printer has ink (toner) and paper and of course power and otherwise not broken / properly setup / yada yada yada. I had a heck of time getting my old HP deskjet printer working several years ago, turns out it was just out of black ink, which linux doesn't typically tell you about. Or at least didn't at that time, circa 2004-ish.
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