Re: Printing under Debian..
David Z Maze wrote:
> Paul Schulz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> PS> How does print filtering work under Debian. I had a system (which was
> PS> Redhat) which did all the magic. What packages/setup do I need to get
> PS> this to work.
> You probably want a print spooler (either lpr or lprng) and the
> magicfilter package. Installing magicfilter will ask you some
> questions about the sort of printer you have, and create the
> appropriate configuration files for you.
There's also a port of Red Hat's printtool in the unstable distribution. So if it's
what you know and love you can still use it. I, however, couldn't get my Laserjet 3p
working with it so I had to try magicfilter and after about 2 seconds with this
wonderful tool my printer was up and running.
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