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Old 10-22-2003, 12:05 AM   #1
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Command line printing?

I was just wondering if its possible to do command line printing, where something comes out of the printer. Is their a program in any language Linux likes that prints a document through a printer? I don't think it should make a difference but I'm using RH 8.
Old 10-22-2003, 12:26 AM   #2
Jerre Cope
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If you have a printer already setup, you can use
to send a file to the default printer. If your printer knows postscript, or you are using the CUPS lp system ,you can type
enscript FILENAME
to get a neat formatted copy
Old 10-25-2003, 01:00 PM   #3
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Cool! Thank you.


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