Re: [email@example.com: Anyone in Debian working on or following IPP to make it available on Linux???]
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- Subject: Re: [email@example.com: Anyone in Debian working on or following IPP to make it available on Linux???]
- From: David Frey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 30 Apr 1999 22:25:09 +0200
- Message-id: <19990430222509.B244@nyx.lugs.ch>
- In-reply-to: <199904291416.KAA23948@mixing.qc.dfo.ca>; from Peter S Galbraith on Thu, Apr 29, 1999 at 10:16:27AM -0400
- References: <199904291416.KAA23948@mixing.qc.dfo.ca>
On Thu, Apr 29, 1999 at 10:16:27AM -0400, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
>Last time I did that, it didn't ask what printer, but which
>printer _filter_. So I invoke another shell, `dpkg -L magicfilter`
>to them the filters, and grep them to find what I want.
Well, to be fair: magicfilterconfig lists the printer-filter it knows.
>If that doesn't work, install a close one, look at devices
>supported by gs and tweak the filter.
I should upgrade magicfilter to match gs 5.1's device printer, it is on my
>Not exactly intuitive for a new user.
You're partly right. But my main problem is that I would need a mapping
file from Printer to printer device names, and the printer's names and
protocols change almost daily! Do you have any ideas?
>(Has it changed?)
No, not yet.