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Old 10-02-2007, 04:40 PM   #1
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[Sh script] "xpdf -cmd", How to print pdf with a script ?


How to print pdf with a script ? thanks if soemone knows.
 
Old 10-02-2007, 04:44 PM   #2
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simply that works : print myfile.pdf
but I am not sure at all

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What printing package are you using? CUPS has built in PDF
processing support so that lp -d yourprinter sample.pdf or lpr
-P yourprinter sample.pdf will work. LPRng has file recognition
support so that you have to hack the filter config file to point
it to a program that will convert your pdf to a printer-friendly
file.
lp -d yourprinter sample.pdf


with lpr
-P yourprinter sample.pdf I got not the pdf priinted, but some ascii chars, not readable ... certainly the ascii of teh pdf

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